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Where in the world is BrookR: Chiang Mai, Thailand

*All photos on this blog are my own. Please do not save and or use any of my work without my permission. Thank you! :)

breathof-freedom:

Namaste, timi. Timi kasto raamri. 

I want her to know that her heart is where her true beauty lies. In her big, delightfully child-like heart, full of throbbing fascination and a desire to captivate. 

Dear delight, you have a gracious and affectionate Bridegroom who loves your curiosity and choppy bangs and all your little quirks…



I long for her to know it. 




*Photos taken by BrookR (me) in Kathmandu, Nepal during a Bel Biva ceremony, where young girls are symbolically wedded to the Bel fruit. This is the first of their three marriages. 


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People selling fruit outside Kathmandu Durbar Square in Basantapur, Kathmandu, Nepal. After this shot that man really didn’t want his photo taken and held up a plastic bag in front of his face until I left. Photography by BrookR

People selling fruit outside Kathmandu Durbar Square in Basantapur, Kathmandu, Nepal. After this shot that man really didn’t want his photo taken and held up a plastic bag in front of his face until I left. Photography by BrookR

People selling fruit outside Kathmandu Durbar Square in Basantapur, Kathmandu, Nepal. After this shot that man really didn’t want his photo taken and held up a plastic bag in front of his face until I left. Photography by BrookR

My reflection in a window at Tibetan in Jawalakhel, Kathmandu, Nepal. Wearing a kurta but you can’t really tell. Photography by BrookR

My reflection in a window at Tibetan in Jawalakhel, Kathmandu, Nepal. Wearing a kurta but you can’t really tell. Photography by BrookR

My reflection in a window at Tibetan in Jawalakhel, Kathmandu, Nepal. Wearing a kurta but you can’t really tell. Photography by BrookR

Door to the back room of “Tibetan”, best momo and buff fried rice place ever in Jawalakhel, Kathmandu, Nepal. Photography by BrookR

Door to the back room of “Tibetan”, best momo and buff fried rice place ever in Jawalakhel, Kathmandu, Nepal. Photography by BrookR

Door to the back room of “Tibetan”, best momo and buff fried rice place ever in Jawalakhel, Kathmandu, Nepal. Photography by BrookR

A stray dog resting by the side of the street in Bhaisepathi, Kathmandu, Nepal. Photography by BrookR

A stray dog resting by the side of the street in Bhaisepathi, Kathmandu, Nepal. Photography by BrookR

A stray dog resting by the side of the street in Bhaisepathi, Kathmandu, Nepal. Photography by BrookR

Kids we met at One Tree Hill in Bhaisepathi, Kathmandu, Nepal. Their hands tell stories. And I love his cheeky smile. Photography by BrookR

Kids we met at One Tree Hill in Bhaisepathi, Kathmandu, Nepal. Their hands tell stories. And I love his cheeky smile. Photography by BrookR

Kids we met at One Tree Hill in Bhaisepathi, Kathmandu, Nepal. Their hands tell stories. And I love his cheeky smile. Photography by BrookR

Chiya (tea), books, and sunshine at the top of the mountain. Freezing cold but the view of the Himalayas made up for it. Taken after finally making it to Hotel Mount Rest in Lauribinayak, Rasuwa, Nepal.  Photography by BrookR 

Chiya (tea), books, and sunshine at the top of the mountain. Freezing cold but the view of the Himalayas made up for it. Taken after finally making it to Hotel Mount Rest in Lauribinayak, Rasuwa, Nepal.  Photography by BrookR 

Chiya (tea), books, and sunshine at the top of the mountain. Freezing cold but the view of the Himalayas made up for it. Taken after finally making it to Hotel Mount Rest in Lauribinayak, Rasuwa, Nepal.  Photography by BrookR 

So much joy and awe in my heart at that moment. In love with the Himalayas and their creator. Taken above Cholangpaty, Rasuwa, Nepal. Photography by BrookR 

So much joy and awe in my heart at that moment. In love with the Himalayas and their creator. Taken above Cholangpaty, Rasuwa, Nepal. Photography by BrookR 

So much joy and awe in my heart at that moment. In love with the Himalayas and their creator. Taken above Cholangpaty, Rasuwa, Nepal. Photography by BrookR 

Hand-made elephant pattern quilt in Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal.  I wanted to buy it so bad. :’( (re-uploaded with no border) Photography by BrookR

Hand-made elephant pattern quilt in Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal.  I wanted to buy it so bad. :’( (re-uploaded with no border) Photography by BrookR

Hand-made elephant pattern quilt in Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal.  I wanted to buy it so bad. :’( (re-uploaded with no border) Photography by BrookR

Hand-made elephant pattern quilt in Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal.  I wanted to buy it so bad. :’( Photography by BrookR

Hand-made elephant pattern quilt in Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal.  I wanted to buy it so bad. :’( Photography by BrookR

Hand-made elephant pattern quilt in Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal.  I wanted to buy it so bad. :’( Photography by BrookR