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Close and Far Peaks20 viewsA last photo of Fei Lei Si before I return to China proper the next morning.Jul 31, 2008
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Dean and the Himalayas25 viewsTogether at last, as seen from Fei Lei Si. Unfortunately, Kawa Karpo is just out of frame to the right, under the sun.Jul 31, 2008
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Miancimu Later20 viewsA secondlast look at this great peak.Jul 31, 2008
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Xidang Again24 viewsBack on the other side of the mountains is the village we first hiked to. You can see the wooden suspension bridge crossing the Mekong.Jul 31, 2008
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Kawa Karpo17 viewsI think... this mountain rises to almost 7km above sea level (6740 m)Jul 31, 2008
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Himalayan Spread16 viewsJust to the right is one of the taller mountains in the range, Kawa Karpo, at 6740m.Jul 31, 2008
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IMG_0154.JPG18 viewsJul 31, 2008
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Where I Was This Morning16 viewsZoom in and you can see just how small those 'big' waterfalls were relative to the surrounding mountains. Especially Mian Ci Mu, on the left.Jul 31, 2008
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Upper Yubeng25 viewsNow you can see the surrounding hills and mountains.Jul 31, 2008
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Tibet Temple19 viewsI say farewell to Yubeng and Tibet after lunch as I begin my journey back over the mountain pass to Reringkha and Tashi's.Jul 31, 2008
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Rock Home22 viewsActually, the house is mud except for one rather sturdy back wall.Jul 31, 2008
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Lower and Upper Bowls18 viewsOn the right, where I was. Left, the lowest reaching bowl.Jul 31, 2008
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Lower Snow Bowl24 viewsA river of snow snakes down the mountain slopes.Jul 31, 2008
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Snow Melt19 viewsA lot of water is unleashed from this bowl and above.Jul 31, 2008
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Edge of the Snow20 viewsAnd the resulting valley as the runoff slowly erodes it.Jul 31, 2008
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Warm Snow28 viewsIt's been a year and a half since I've seen snow. This was warranted.Jul 31, 2008
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Snow Melt21 viewsLooking over the snowy horizon down the valley.Jul 31, 2008
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White and Green Slopes20 viewsIt was a colourful adventure.Jul 31, 2008
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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.Jul 31, 2008
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Twin Falls23 viewsI accidentally washed my shoes taking this photo.Jul 31, 2008
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