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Tso Moriri and Korzok

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Tso Moriri and Korzok

With big skies and surrounded by snow capped mountains, Tso Moriri is very photogenic - and dusty! Celebrations of the life of the Korzok Rinpoche continue all day.

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First Days back in Leh - the Gomang Stupa

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First Days back in Leh - the Gomang Stupa

In the late afternoon we walk along to the village of Changspa on the edge of Leh, Ladakh, to walk around the beautiful Gomang stupa hidden away in the old village. 

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Journey to Ladakh

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Journey to Ladakh

Journey to Ladakh The flight from Delhi to Leh is a wonderful one hour flight over the snowy peaks of the Himalaya. Sitting on the left the views are bester and you may see K2, sitting on the right makes for a more exciting landing. Coming in to land you appreciate that Ladakh is a high altitude desert, grey brown mountains with rare threads of tiny green valleys. Of course, once you’re in the landscape it’s full of colour -  greens, purples, ochres but from a distance all you see is a maze of mountains and valleys - no such thing...

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Return to India - Stopover in Delhi

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Return to India  - Stopover in Delhi

Just arrived back in India, today’s a stopover in Delhi before we fly to the high altitude desert of Buddhist Ladakh. In Delhi we take a look at the ruins of the third Delhi at Feroz Shah Kotla and the 2000 year old Ashoka column. 

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Images of the Buddha in the Himalaya 1

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Images of the Buddha in the Himalaya 1

Karnak, Ladakh. Karnak is an area of southern Ladakh, northern India, notable for it's lack of people. In 2007 we trekked there for 12 days, starting and finishing on the Leh-Manali highway. Trek day 9. The trail runs by a stream through willow groves before entering the narrow gorge where we saw last night’s wild goats. The gorge soon widens out into a wider green valley, the goats are high on the opposite cliffs; we pass edelweiss and plants that resemble sweet peas covered with thousands of large black and white caterpillars. On the ground by a deserted settlement a white bleached yak...

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