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Home > 2008 > Asia > Yubeng Hike

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Lower Yubeng30 viewsLooking towards Buddha's head mountain, 5470m ASL.
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Home on the Mountain Range25 viewsWhere the yak and the traveller play.
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Entering Temple25 viewsA few Tibetan women spin a prayer wheel, ringing a small bell with every revolution.
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Mule's Breakfast26 viewsA light snack and this guy's ready for another day hauling supplies.
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Special Tree24 viewsRather than prayer flags, it was covered in trinkets.
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Stone Sentinels27 viewsBelieve me when I say there were a LOT of these.
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Small Sampling22 viewsThe actual field of these sculptures was far wider.
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Lush Slopes24 viewsOne thing about the rainy season - everything is sure green.
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The Secret Waterfall17 viewsLooking quite mysterious indeed, though not quite secret.
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Prayer Flags21 viewsCatching a bit of the Himalayan breeze.
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Twin Falls23 viewsI accidentally washed my shoes taking this photo.
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Dean of Rainbows28 viewsIs there a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow? Literally no (though I soon found 200 Yuan!). But the end of this trail sure felt like one.
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White and Green Slopes20 viewsIt was a colourful adventure.
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Snow Melt21 viewsLooking over the snowy horizon down the valley.
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Warm Snow28 viewsIt's been a year and a half since I've seen snow. This was warranted.
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Edge of the Snow20 viewsAnd the resulting valley as the runoff slowly erodes it.
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Snow Melt19 viewsA lot of water is unleashed from this bowl and above.
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Lower Snow Bowl24 viewsA river of snow snakes down the mountain slopes.
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Lower and Upper Bowls18 viewsOn the right, where I was. Left, the lowest reaching bowl.
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Rock Home22 viewsActually, the house is mud except for one rather sturdy back wall.
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