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Lower Yubeng31 viewsLooking towards Buddha's head mountain, 5470m ASL.
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Stone Sentinels28 viewsBelieve me when I say there were a LOT of these.
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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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Warm Snow28 viewsIt's been a year and a half since I've seen snow. This was warranted.
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Home on the Mountain Range27 viewsWhere the yak and the traveller play.
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Mule's Breakfast26 viewsA light snack and this guy's ready for another day hauling supplies.
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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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Upper Yubeng25 viewsNow you can see the surrounding hills and mountains.
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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.
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Coming Into Yubeng24 viewsThe donkeys finally arrive with goodies for Yubeng.
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Our Host24 viewsIt may not have been a great dinner, but it wasn't for lack of trying.
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Special Tree24 viewsRather than prayer flags, it was covered in trinkets.
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Lush Slopes24 viewsOne thing about the rainy season - everything is sure green.
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Lower Snow Bowl24 viewsA river of snow snakes down the mountain slopes.
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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.
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Twin Falls23 viewsI accidentally washed my shoes taking this photo.
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Living Room22 viewsIt may look like a museum set, but we sat here and had tea with an old Tibetan woman who taught us to count to ten.
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Small Sampling22 viewsThe actual field of these sculptures was far wider.
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Rock Home22 viewsActually, the house is mud except for one rather sturdy back wall.
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Fix Their Wagon21 viewsAn unpleasant looking breakdown or perhaps explanation of the mules on the trail.
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