35 Beautiful Photos Capture Everyday Life of Nepal in 1980

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Nepal is a country in South Asia. It is located mainly in the Himalayas, but also includes parts of the Indo-Gangetic Plain. It is the 49th largest country by population and 93rd largest country by area. It is landlocked, and borders China in the north and India in the south, east and west, while Bangladesh is located within only 27 km (17 mi) of its southeastern tip and Bhutan is separated from it by the Indian state of Sikkim.

Nepal has a diverse geography, including fertile plains, subalpine forested hills, and eight of the world’s ten tallest mountains, including Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth. Kathmandu is the capital and the largest city. Nepal is a multiethnic country with Nepali as the official language.

These beautiful photos were taken by janwillemsen that show everyday life of Nepal, mostly in Kathmandu and Pokhara in 1980.

Temples near river

Mountain road


Children playing with goat shit

Himalayas border

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