The mountains on view from a friend's rooftop. This time of the year is considered the best to get a glimpse of the white capped Himalayas. The serious pollution of the Kathmandu Valley often obscures them now, as compared to the 80's when I first visited.
This is the little Cyber Cafe in Boudha where I gave my interview for BBC's PRI 'The World' with Marco Werman. Many people here are wearing face masks to guard against the swine flu. There are rumors that a child here in Boudha died last week from the H1N1 virus.
Way down below by the river, you can see a cremation in progress. I like to keep my distance and give privacy, but I watched a while from this high viewpoint. It's nice to see that they are refurbishing this temple.
I was not feeling well the last couple of days so I just sat in my room reading and sleeping, leaving only to eat and get on the internet. I seem to have made a complete recovery, and will have a great blog tomorrow as I am off on a grand adventure today, covering lots of territory.
This cycle of the Danger Dogs is now officially closed. But you can order for the next trip at any time.