Videos tagged with "building"
Kathmandu Durbar Square - Nepal [03:05]
The Durbar square is surrounded with spectacular architecture and vividly showcases the skills of the Newar artists and craftsmen over several centuries. The royal palace was originally situated at Dattaraya square and was only later moved to the Durbar square location. The Kathmandu Durbar Square holds the palaces of the Malla and Shah kings who ruled over the city. Along with these palaces, the square also surrounds quadrangles revealing courtyards and temples. The square is presently known as Hanuman Dhoka, a name derived from the statue of Hanuman, the monkey devotee of Lord Ram, near the entrance of the palace. The preference for the construction of royal palaces at this site dates back to as early as the Licchavi period in the third century. Even though the present palaces and temples have undergone repeated and extensive renovations and nothing physical remains from that period, names like Gunapo and Gupo, which are the names referred to the palaces in the square in early scriptures, imply that the palaces were built by Gunakamadev, a king ruling late in the tenth century. When Kathmandu City became independent under the rule of King Ratna Malla (1484--1520) the palaces in the square became the royal palaces for its Malla kings. h. Some of the parts of the square like the Hatti Chok near the Kumari Bahal in the Southern section of the square were removed during restoration after the devastating earthquake in 1934. While building the New Road, the Southeastern part ...
The Karnali Expedition 2011 [00:52]
On the 21st of november Berber Rafting went on a mission on the Karnali River. It is the longest river of Nepal who flows from Tibet and feeds in India. This river is in danger. There are plans for building a dam which means a big threat for the locals and its nature. Animals like fresh water dolphins will disappear.
Habitat for Humanity Everest Build II - Nepal 2012 [02:27]
A selection of images celebrating a week of building in Lamidada, Nepal with Habitat for Humanity. And then some exploring around Nepal.
Ange's Nepal trip 2012 (Habitat for Humanity : Everest Build II) [12:14]
My recent visit to Nepal (October, 2012)......... *building a house with Habitat for Humanity in Dhulikhel, on the outskirts of Kathmandu *followed by time with my Nepali friends, the Adhikari's - and seeing some of the things their church is involved with. The music on the soundtrack is taken from a CD their church made of Nepalese Christian hymns. Hope you enjoy!
Global Village Team Nepal - Building with Bamboo & Team Interviews.flv [19:53]
Ever wondered what it's like to build a simple decent affordable house out of bamboo? Wonder no more! These Habitat for Humanity Global Village volunteers are eager to tell you all about it. Take a look at this video shot on location in Nepal in the Leknath community just outside of Pokhara in September and October, 2012. Habitat's Global Village program provides an opportunity for volunteers to partner with people around the world to help build adequate shelter. Habitat homeowners must pay for their homes and must contribute their labor or "sweat equity" in order to qualify for the program. Global Village is a richly rewarding team building experience. Take it from these team members!