Lumbini, Nepal to Kushinagar, India

entrance to Tibetan Monastery outside Lumbini

entrance to Tibetan Monastery outside Lumbini

After arriving late in Lumbini, I spent a few hours in the morning looking around. Then hit the road again for a 6 hour trip to Kushinagar and a border crossing. It was foggy most of the day, so not much to see outside. And most photography inside is frowned upon.

newer Tibetan Monastery outside site

newer Tibetan Monastery outside site

woman collecting wood

woman collecting wood

boy collecting firewood

boy collecting firewood

2nd century BC stupa

structure covering 5th century BC spot where Buddha born

structure covering 5th century BC spot where Buddha born

monks under tree, Lumbini

monks under tree, Lumbini

Be careful when you get behind the elephant

Be careful when you get behind the elephant

oops!

oops!

Blow horn? I don't think anybody needs to know this, they all do it all of the time!

Blow horn? I don’t think anybody needs to know this, they all do it all of the time!

1 mile line of trucks waiting to get into Nepal

1 mile line of trucks waiting to get into Nepal

puja offerings for women

puja offerings for women

 

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