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Nepal :: Sunrise over Nagarkot

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Easily and by miles the best break of dawn I have ever witnessed ! Fog in the valley below, faintly kissed by the nascent light rising over the Himalayan range , just blew me out. Coupled with some 1 - 2 deg C or maybe lower was a setting that rests one's mind.

 

I found the wet stone roof , glistening as a great foreground , coupled with the chimney gave the composition a bit of a lift.

 

Source : Wikipedia - Nagarkot is a village and Village Development Committee located 32 km east of Kathmandu, Nepal in Bhaktapur District in the Bagmati Zone. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 3504 and had 655 houses in it. At an elevation of 2,195 meters, it is considered one of the most scenic spots in Bhaktapur District. It is renowned for its sunrise view of the Himalaya including Mount Everest as well as other snow-capped peaks of the Himalayan range of eastern Nepal. Nagarkot also offers a panoramic view of the Kathmandu Valley.

 

Nagarkot is an international tourist destination with spectacular views of the whole Langtang range, sunrise on the mountains and sunset views. We can see the panoramic views of the captivating landscapes and hills with the Kathmandu valley. You can breathe the cool mountain breeze in the resort town of Nagarkot.

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Taken on January 2, 2010