Meet the "hairy Ainu" of Japan, Taiwan's Saaroa, the Kusunda of Nepal, the last Manchus and the Jarawa of India's Andaman Islands.
Dressed in vibrant maroon and gold attire, a monk poses in prayer at Boudhanath stupa in Kathmandu, Nepal on April 2, 2012. (Original cheese_unit/Flickr)
Photographer Garry Waller captured everyday life in the streets of Nepal on a recent trip.
Traditional marionettes hanging in a store in Bagmati, Nepal on March 11, 2012. (Keso/Flickr)
Travel photographer and self-styled "outsider" Sai Abishek captures daily life in Nepal, in both its rural and urban manifestations.
The Vanishing Cultures Project's photographer-and-writer team journeyed to a remote corner of Nepal to document the indigenous Loba people and threats to their way of life.
Nepalese mahouts guide their elephants with grass across the Rapati river before the eighth International Elephant Race at Sauraha in Chitwan on December 27, 2011. (Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)
Writer and photographer Kashish Das Shrestha shares his photos of anti-Monsanto protests and the agricultural landscapes in Nepal.
A Nepalese Muslim performs Eid al-Adha morning prayers at the Kashmiri Mosque in Kathmandu on November 7, 2011. (Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)
The 2011 Festival of Lights, Diwali, captured in photos and tweets from around the world.
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