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Mother of the monk

Nepali elderly woman, 72 years old at the monastery’s kitchen in Nar Phedi. Basically she lives in Nar village, which located 2-3 hour walk from this place, at the attitude 4150 meters. When her son, a monk, goes to Kathmandu, she looks after the monastery. The black cat Ghuri has been found 4 years ago on a way to Nar village. Cat likes to eat chapati (local bread), pancakes and to drink milk, as all cats do.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Nepal
Camera: Canon EOS 6D
Copyright: © Tanya Sharapova