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Looking Back at Tibet

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Looking Back at Tibet

I'm in the process of writing a book about Tibet and I thought it was time to look back at some of the beautiful photos.

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In need of a little enlightenment?

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In need of a little enlightenment?

A lovely introduction to the world of Buddhist Mudra. Discover the meanings implied by his hand gestures to unearth hidden depths to this beautiful piece.

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The Four Harmonious Friends, Tibetan Painting

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The Four Harmonious Friends, Tibetan Painting

Photograph of a Tibetan painting of a bird standing on a rabbit standing on the shoulders of a monkey sitting on the back of an elephant.

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Coronavirus, Zanskar and Copper - What's the Blog Story?

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Coronavirus, Zanskar and Copper - What's the Blog Story?

I'm a regular visitor to Ladakh and Zanskar in northern India where the "pots and pans" in the kitchen are traditionally made from copper.

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Ladakh, Goats, Cashmere, the Changtang and Modi

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Ladakh, Goats, Cashmere, the Changtang and Modi

This is in an area called the Changtang, a place of nomads - and with nomads come goats. And with goats come the soft pashmina and cashmere wools. 

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