Travel Art: Nepalese Tongba (Jaand or Millet Beer) (Kathmandu, Nepal)

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Nepalese Tongba (Jaand or Millet Beer) (Kathmandu, Nepal) is a gouache painting by Dave Alber, Travel Artist.

2018
Gouache on paper
7.4 x 9.6 in (18.8 x 24.38 cm)

Nepalese Tongba (Jaand or Millet Beer) (Kathmandu, Nepal) is featured in the art book Dave Alber: Travel Art: INTIMATIONS.

“I painted this after having a tongba at the Yak Restaurant in Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal. The tongba is actually the name of the container, the alcoholic beverage being jaand, but it is popularly ordered by the name tonga. It is often called ‘Tibetan beer’, but it is actually an alcoholic beverage of the Limbu people of Nepal, Sikkim, and Darjeeling.”

Dave exhibited this painting in the 2018 – 2019 exhibition INTIMATIONS at KunChef in Kunshan, Jiangsu, China.

Fine art print collectors click HERE for a fine art print of this painting.

Dave Alber creates Travel Art and Travel Writing. His Travel Art shares an experience of wonder at our cultural continuity and universal humanity. His recent Travel Art exhibitions INTIMATIONS and Ravages of Time & Permanence of Wonder are in Kunshan and Suzhou, China respectively. Dave’s comic art and illustrations have appeared recently in That’s ShanghaiSuzhou ReviewShaving in the Dark, Open Magazine, and Nepali Renaissance. His comic “Bedding Shanghai” was featured in the Shanghai International Literary Festival. You can receive Dave’s art book Dave Alber: Travel Art: 2018 Part 1: Intimations for free at ILoveTravelArt.com. Dave’s longer Bio and Artist Statement is here.

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