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Night falls and stars emerge as a solar panel and an ancient temple share space in the tight confines of Kathmandu. As Nepal's government has been unable to keep pace with inhabitants' hunger for electricity, individuals turn to solar and generator power to light up their homes.<br />
Over the past few years, Kathmandu has undergone a period of rapid urbanization, however throughout this process it has remained curiously unique in its loyalty to its cultural history. The result is a city in which astrologers are consulted about future developments by retail investors, and concrete high-rise buildings haphazardly wind their way around tiny ancient shrines.