Located on a hilltop overlooking Kathmandu city, Swayambunath is one of Kathmandu’s two main stuppas.  It holds ancient Buddhist relics and is a place of worship, pilgrimage and of course tourists for Nepalis and foreigners, Buddhists and non-Buddhists alike.  These photographs are from a trip to Swayambunath that I took with the students on the program.

Views of the sprawling city of Kathmandu

About Thandiwe

Hopeful cynic, creative, seriously silly, lover of people and places, hypocrite, third-culture kid, queer, life-long learner, white woman, Christ follower, outdoor enthusiast: I am a seeker of justice and truth who has re-found my spiritual home in progressive Christianity. I serve as the Associate Pastor at a small Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) congregation near the mountains of Colorado where I live with my beloved.
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