|Yak. Butter. Candles. We saw a few!|
|At Yamdrok Lake in Tibet. Yes, I’m riding a yak.
It’s what you do in Tibet!
|Gods can be fierce in Buddhism.
This one is fighting the god of death.
|The Tibetan canon is a loosely defined set of sacred
texts, saved on paper, in shoebox sized tablets.
The contents are written in Sanskrit under each
of the fabric tabs.
|At a cushy 14,000 ish feet. This is about the elevation
of Mt. Rainier – no problem!
|Sheep crossing during rush hour. Both
clothes and a meal, right before your eyes.
|Mike anticipating some Tibetan
watermelon. Fruit has been a
luxury item on this trip – such
|In Buddhism, snakes are known as the “persecutors
of all creatures”. Yech!
|Observing a water powered barley mill. The owner
was very proud to offer us a pinch of freshly ground
barley flour to chew.
|Our last view of the Himalayas. With yak!|