Women on motorbikes

Incidents of Travel > Kathmandu Valley > Kathmandu

Women on the backs of motorbikes ride toward Durbar Square, Kathmandu, during the Dasain festival on the only day of the year when the Taleju temple is open.

The motorbike has become the dominant form of urban transportation in many Asian cities. Each Japanese motorbike manufacturer has a secret research lab dedicated to creating novel obnoxious sounds to use in motorbike horns.