Life in Kathmandu, capitol of mysterious Nepal is open to Western eyes.
GV. Temple tower (title super over). LV. Secretariat building in Katmandu. TV. Palace gardens with Royal tea party in progress. CV. King Mahendra with guests chatting. GV. Queen Lakshmi Devi chatting with guests holding cups of tea. GV. Porters carrying large bulks of wood on their backs. GV. Elephant. GV. Women being carried in a chair. GV. Little boy carrying a load on poles with a goat walking beside him. TV. Kathmandu. GV. Rani Pakhli (The Queen's tank). LV. Temple with eyes painted on. GV. Temple with dog effigies. GV. Idol on stand, camera pans down to reveal cobra's head carved in stone. LV. Market place with hundreds of people milling about. TV. Little girl filling brass pot with water. SV. Vegetables stores holders sitting amongst their wares. SV. Porters chatting and smoking. TV. Potato stall with customers squatting on the ground - and happy looking female stores holder. SV. King Mahendra drives past in his carriage. SV. Spectators including one bearded Nepalese general. SV. The Earl of Scarborough seen during the Coronation review. GV. The King taking the salute. LV. Troops marching past the saluting base, & SV. SV. Indian spectators. GV. The standards being carried past the saluting base. GV. The King on the dais taking the salute.
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