The Milky Way as seen in the Mardi Khola valley in the Himalayas, with clouds of galactic dust illuminated in red by young stars. Anton Jankovoy braved freezing temperatures for this shot during a trek in Nepal Photograph: Anton Jankovoy/ Caters News Agency

Milky Way as seen from Mardi Khola, Nepal

The Milky Way as seen in the Mardi Khola valley in the Himalayas, with clouds of galactic dust illuminated in red by young stars. Anton Jankovoy braved freezing temperatures for this shot during a trek in Nepal Photograph: Anton Jankovoy/ Caters News Agency
The Milky Way as seen in the Mardi Khola valley in the Himalayas, with clouds of galactic dust illuminated in red by young stars. Anton Jankovoy braved freezing temperatures for this shot during a trek in Nepal Photograph: Anton Jankovoy/ Caters News Agency (via the Guardian)

NEPAL IN THE FOREIGN PRESS. Mardi Khola is near Pokhara. Click on the pic to enlarge. Here’s a song from Nepathya: Mardi khola ghumdai aaye hai saili maili melai ma

And a bridge over Mardi Khola:

Bridge Over The Mardi Khola

Pic by Andrew Walker

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7 thoughts on “Milky Way as seen from Mardi Khola, Nepal”

  1. Amazing photography! I wonder how the photographer took the photo? You don’t know when you will be able to see the Milky way. You have to attach the right lens, adjust settings, and mount the camera in tripod and wait agonizingly for the appearance.

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