Wherever a family calls home, if they celebrate Christmas in Nepal, it’s bound to take on a global flavor. And why not?
Any celebrity who ventured today into a town like Jomsom, as both Jimi Hendrix and Mick Jagger are said to have done in years past, would find their photo posted on Facebook by a wireless trekker before the cappuccino got to the café table.
People perform a final act of devotion to a loved one whose story seems finished, and then discover it’s not the end of the story after all. In the shadow of Pashupatinath, the cycle of life carries on.