The ancient and colorful city of Kathmandu nestled amid the high mountains of the Greater Himalayas. Kathmandu has a rich history, spanning nearly 2000 years, as inferred from inscriptions found in the valley. Religious and cultural festivities form a major part of the lives of people residing in Kathmandu. Most of Kathmandu's people follow Hinduism and many others follow Buddhism. There are people of other religious beliefs as well, giving Kathmandu a cosmopolitan culture. Nepali is the most commonly spoken language in the city. English is understood by Kathmandu's educated residents. Historic areas of Kathmandu were devastated by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake on 25 April 2015. "Kathmandu, Nepal" is part of a series of colorful urban landscape paintings titled, "Cities and Towns I Love" Copyright 2015 ChrisArmytage�, Photographic Artist, Australia.
October 16th, 2015
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