Thursday, June 25, 2015

Photo Essay: Checking For Cracks At The Kathmandu Valley World Heritage Site

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Outside of Kathmandu is one of Nepal's most sacred Hindu sites, the Pashupatinath temple. It's part of the Kathmandu Valley World Cultural Heritage Site in Gausala, Kathmandu, Nepal.
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Cracks in the walls at the Pashupatinath temple compound in Gausala, Kathmandu.

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An ancient stone lion outside the Pashupatinath temple in Gausala, Kathmandu.

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A stone water tap in the Pashupatinath temple area of Gausala, Kathmandu.

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Buildings in the Pashupatinath temple area in Gausala, Kathmandu.
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Earthquake damage to a roof in the Pashupatinath temple compound.
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A pedestrian in Kathmandu passes a home destroyed by the earthquakes that hit Nepal this spring.


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Buildings in Kathmandu damaged in the earthquake.

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Homes in Chahabil, Kathmandu damaged in the earthquakes

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A large Kathmandu housing complex damaged in the earthquakes, now empty.

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Large cracks in the exterior walls show serious damage to this residential building in Kathmandu.
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