521. Days of no worries
Photo By: Manish Man Singh
Posted Date: 4th December, 2012
Ghalegaun, also known as Ghanpokhara, is situated at the foot of Lamjung Himal in the north-central part of Nepal. It is an exotic and pristine village endowed with an unparalleled scenic grandeur; and also home to the world famous Gurkha soldiers, the Gurungs. Repository to a unique ethnic culture, Ghalegaun is a true microcosm of stunning natural beauty mixed with an unspoiled ethnic lifestyle.
Ghalegaun is a model village for experiencing the typical culture and lifestyles of the Gurung people. Age old cultural dances like Jyaure, Serka, Dohori, Ghatu, Sorathi, Jankri and more are performed on various occasions accompanied by different musical instruments and the dancers in traditional dresses.
The picture depicts the local children basking in the warm sun. The innocence in their faces downplays their daily hardship.
ISO Speed: 100
Focal Length: 75mm
Exposure time: 1/200
White balance: Manual