Mountains, Monks, and Yaks

Some sights from Tibet…

We stayed right next door to a temple and the market area surrounding it. Crowds of people would daily walk around this area, chanting prayers and spinning prayer wheels. Some would fall prostrate after every few steps and then go further and repeat the process. Others park in front of the temple, as shown here…

Here are some monks debating their texts…

A holy mountain site, with the flags representing prayers to be carried up by the winds.

Finally, the Potala, which required quite a climb to get to the top. It took a while, as we were already slow due to Tibet’s high altitude. And at last on our way out, we saw some yaks. Most were too far off for a good picture, this one was a little closer…

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