A young member of the Walla Walla (or Warm Springs) Indian tribe, performing a dance on the plains near Warm Springs town. Photo Mick Palarczyk.
'Boy with cymbals in Thimi.'
On the second day of the Nepalese New Year the narrow lanes of Thimi are crowded with 32 teams of men from each town quarter carrying a khat - a ceremonial palanquin occupied by deities. Each team is accompanied by its own musicians. Photo Paul Smit.
'Meditation at Naubise.'
A holy man sits meditating under a tree near a small hilltop shrine at Naubise in the valley of the Mahesh Khola, just west of the Kathmandu Valley. Photo Paul Smit.