Love the rain....think of a plate of steaming dal baht under a thatch or canvas roof with the rain dripping down behind. The mud and puddles of the road. The smiles of soaked load bearers. Drenched socks steaming on a tent-line.
Get the porters to take shots of each other acting up.
Take a shot of a porter's hand with your hand, a porter's foot with your foot.
Take a shot of a westerner with a porter's load and a porter with a westerner's load.
Look for the phenomenon of small rocks of similar shape to the mountains around. This is a specific piece of geo-science not mere co-incidence, but I forget the name of the geologist. Anyone know?
Nepali children are good subjects absent the snotty noses. Back in the day we'd wave a rubber snake at a crowd of them and they'd scatter in panic. They love pencil and paper, so a few shots of them concentrating on writing could work in imaginative light.
In towns go for the wires, the various forms of transport, the commercial life.http://tinyurl.com/mcr2hqq