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Nepal (vol. II)

Here I present the Nepal journey highlighting the diverse lifestyle and culture of Nepal. Volume 2 focuses on the Lower Mustang region, highlighting rough terrain, sacred worship sites, village life, and much more. In this volume, we begin in Jomsom, travel to ancient Kagbeni village, pass through sacred Muktinath, and experience life in medieval Lubra and progressive Marpha.


Nepal (vol. I)

Welcome to mystical Nepal.
Let me take you on a two-volume journey through Nepal, highlighting the country's traditional lifestyle and culture.
The first volume includes visual stories from the Kathmandu Valley, such as Bhaktapur, Patan, and Pokhara.
Feel the simplicity of the locals' lives. Discover the medieval architecture, historic Hindu and Buddhist temples, and heritage sites.


As someone planning a trip to Nepal next year these two books by Amit Kagra were the perfect introduction to the country for me. Amit captures not only the beauty of the country but the character and spirit of its peoples,  weaving in a little history and fact amidst the stunning photographs to make you want to go and find out more.

Some of my favorite images were of the Hindu sadhus garlanded with wooden beads and swathed in colorful cloths, foreheads painted, faces and hands smudged with ash.

The books also feature many children amid the architecture and landmarks and he has been able to capture their playfulness and joy. These are books that make you smile. At a time when travel is still not easy we can journey to Nepal vicariously through and with Amit. They are a joy!

The books are beautifully printed and arrived much more quickly than I expected.


—  Alison Darnbrough, England

     Art Collector, Poet