Sunday, December 18, 2005

Terracotta Warriors, Xi'an

Terracotta Warriors, Xi'an

Statue of concubine Lang Guifei, Huaqing Hot Springs (frozen)

Rubbing the statue for prosperity, Ling Tong Museum

Bell Tower by night, Xi'an

Wishing good fortunes at The Bell Tower, Xi'an

Palm trees in Golmud

Tongue anyone..meat markets in Lhasa

Sunday, December 11, 2005

Yaks hangout near the Ganden Monastery

Monk at Winter ceremony in Tantric school, Lhasa

Yellow Hat monks at Sera Monastery

Young Monk at Sera Monastery

Saturday, December 10, 2005

The Potala Palace, Lhasa

Yamdrok Tso Lake (4490 metres)

Simi La Pass and the dammed Nyang Chu river

Pelkor Chode and Gyantse Kumbum from The Royal Summit

Gyantse Kumbum and Pelkor Chode monastery with The Royal Summit in the background

A Chorten in a Tibetan valley

Sheep crossing in Tibet

Jeep stop just outside Shigatse, Tibet

Prayer flags at 5050m-The Yakri Shong La Pass, Tibet

Friday, December 09, 2005

Rhino spotting in Chitwan National Park (we were on an elephant)

Rob and baby elephant

Amber at the Elephant breeding centre, Chitwan National Park

Kumbheshwar Temple, Patan

Kala Patthar (18192 ft) with Pumo Ri (24000 ft) in the background

Thursday, December 08, 2005

On Kala Patthar with Everest in the background

Lhotse at sunset, reflected in our guesthouse window

Looking South from 4800 metres, on the way to Lobuche

Views on the way to Dukla (about 4500 metres)

Ama Dablam and Stupa

The Mani Rimdu Festival at Tengboche Monastery