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Finding Joy in Nepal

Photo taken by Thirdeyemom, a survivor of a terrifying, isolating year of postpartum depression that caused her everything from severe insomnia, to anxiety and worry, to hallucinations. She used travel, writing, and photography, in addition to professional help and supportive family, to fight her way out of the darkness. See more of her inspiring story here.

About this photo: The boats of Pokhara, Nepal were so delightfully colorful that I could hardly stand it. Bright colors truly symbolize joy and I could have stared at these beautiful boats all day long. In the background, the mighty Himalayas stretch toward the sky and remind you of how small you are, yet inspire all the same.

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12 comments on “Finding Joy in Nepal

  1. laviebohemeart
    April 20, 2012

    What beautiful colors!!!

  2. liliansofiadivan
    April 21, 2012

    I see this photo and wonder, “where are all the people?” Do they have siesta time in Nepal? Maybe everybody is napping.

  3. island traveler
    April 21, 2012

    Fun, colorful, makes me want to pursue life’s adventures everyday. Beautiful!

    • thirdeyemom
      April 21, 2012

      Yes, I sure loved the colors and people of Nepal!

  4. ryncediez
    April 21, 2012

    very beautiful!

  5. alicethroughthemacrolens
    April 21, 2012

    If only the rest of the world were so colourful! :-)

  6. thirdeyemom
    April 21, 2012

    Reblogged this on thirdeyemom and commented:
    Check out my latest photograph featured on Broken Light Photography! Hope it brightens your day!

  7. anotherthousandwords
    April 22, 2012

    Thirdeyemom, this is so gorgeous in its simplicity…shy, mountains, water, and the marvelous creativity of boats built (and painted!) by Man.

  8. southwest
    April 27, 2012

    There are so many places where you find the natural color of nature in Nepal. Every moment you spent with nature remains a clip in your memory forever. thirdeye do pls post some more pic.

  9. southwest
    April 27, 2012

    Reblogged this on southwestnepal and commented:
    Wonderful Natural Colour of Nature only in Nepal.

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