An afternoon at Swayumbhunath , Nepal

Travel

 We headed towards Swayumbhunath temple on a bright warm sunny May afternoon. Situated on the hilltop at western side of Kathmandu it’s around half an hour journey from Kamalpokhri the central part of Kathmandu. Although one can take various approaches towards the shrine, either the gradual rise or the young and energetic ones may contemplate trying out the steep stairway at the eastern end of the hill. Commonly known as Monkey temple as its infested with monkeys, this place is an ideal coexistence of Hinduism and Buddhism. The entrance is free for Nepali residents, however Indians are charged a nominal…