Bhaktapur

Devotees celebrate "Sindoor Jatra" vermillion powder festival at Thimi...Devotees celebrate "Sindoor Jatra" vermillion powder festival at Thimi, in Bhaktapur April 15, 2015. The festival is celebrated by singing, dancing, playing traditional instruments, carrying chariots of various deities around the town, offering prayers and throwing vermilion powder over each other to mark the Nepalese New Year and the beginning of the spring season in the country. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

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Devotees celebrate the “Sindoor Jatra” vermillion powder festival at Thimi, in Bhaktapur, Nepal. The festival marks the country’s new year and the beginning of the spring season. 

Children play outside a temple along the street in the ancient city of Bhaktapur near Nepal's capital Kathmandu July 2, 2014.

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Children play in the street outside a temple in the ancient city of Bhaktapur near Nepal‘s capital Kathmandu on Wednesday

A Nepalese man, covered in vermillion powder, dances during Sindoor Jatra festival in Bhaktapur, Nepal, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Devotees mark the festival by playing traditional drums, singing, dancing and carrying chariot of various deities around town while throwing sindoor, vermillion powder, to welcome the advent of spring and the New Year.

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A man covered in vermillion powder dances during the Sindoor Jatra festival in Bhaktapur, Nepal on Tuesday

Women sit outside a house along the streets at the ancient city of Bhaktapur...Women sit outside a house along the streets at the ancient city of Bhaktapur, near Nepal's capital Kathmandu September 23, 2013. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar (NEPAL - Tags: SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

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Women sit outside a house along the streets at the ancient city of Bhaktapur, near Nepal‘s capital Kathmandu. 

A child sleeps on the back of her mother as she sells fruits to customers along the streets in the ancient city of Bhaktapur...A child sleeps on the back of her mother as she sells fruits to customers along the streets in the ancient city of Bhaktapur, near Nepal's capital Kathmandu September 23, 2013. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar (NEPAL - Tags: SOCIETY)

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A child sleeps on the back of her mother as she sells fruit in the ancient city of Bhaktapur, near Nepal’s capital Kathmandu