The East Nepal Region is home to Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak. Hundreds of tiny mountain villages also dot the landscape.
Many of the people here are farmers. Others work as porters, carrying goods up the mountains, or run small businesses that cater to mountain-trekking tourists.
Abandoned ammunition bunkers still scar the landscape and hearken back to a time when there was intense rebel fighting in the region.
Mount Everest, the world’s highest mountain, is found in the East Nepal Region.
A woman in the East Nepal Region spins wool, which came from one of the sheep raised in this region.
This Nepali man is dressed for the rugged
terrain and cold weather of the East Nepal Region.