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Chomotang - Getting High in Ladakh

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Chomotang - Getting High in Ladakh

Photos from our recent trek to the lower base camp of the 6000metre peaks of Chomotang in Ladakh. Snow, glaciers and weather in this little visited part of Ladakh.

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Buddha Statues in Ladakh - Lamayuru and Attetse Monasteries

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Buddha Statues in Ladakh - Lamayuru and Attetse Monasteries

Driving west from Leh to the start of our trek at Kanji we visit the large monastery of Lamayuru and the much smaller monastery at Atteste village.

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Tso Kar and Tso Moriri - Salt Lakes of Ladakh

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Tso Kar and Tso Moriri - Salt Lakes of Ladakh

A high altitude drive to the beautiful lakes of Tso Kar and Tso Moriri, the commemoration of a Rinpoche and the sighting of black neck cranes.

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LITTLE TIBET: Photographs from Ladakh and Zanskar now showing in our Store

Buddha Statues Himalaya Ladakh Leh Silk Road Travel Diary Trekking in Ladakh Zanskar

LITTLE TIBET:  Photographs from Ladakh and Zanskar now showing in our Store

LITTLE TIBET:  An Exhibition of Photographs from Ladakh and Zanskar. View these and more in our Travel Photographs section. You can watch a video of some of our travels in Ladakh and Zanskar here. Ladakh and Zanskar are Buddhist enclaves in the high Himalayas of Northern India, between Kashmir and Tibet. Buddhism arrived over 1000 years ago and the cultural similarity with neighbouring Tibet earned it the name Little Tibet. Until China annexed Tibet in 1950, Silk Road caravans came with salt and wool to be traded in Leh, Ladakh’s main town. The remoteness of Ladakh - the name means Land of...

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Buddhist Ruins in Rajasthan

Buddha Statues Rajasthan Stepwells Travel Diary

Buddhist Ruins in Rajasthan

Buddhist Ruins in Rajasthan In March 2018 I resumed my search for the subterranean architectures of western India known as stepwells. This took me near a village called Viratnagar, just a few miles from the main Delhi to Jaipur highway and close to the location of an old Buddhist site called Bhairat.Some of my 2017 stepwell photographs are on display at the Silk Road Gallery showroom in Sheffield until Easter 2018, you can see the images here.A newly painted Viratnagar stepwell.We don't tend to think of Buddhism having been practised in Rajasthan, the semi desert state in the west of India, but there are a few...

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