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The Silk Road - Return to Ladakh

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The Silk Road - Return to Ladakh

I'm acting as postman to take some gold and maroon wool cloth to Delhi where eventually it will get picked up and delivered to the Tibetan Karmapa Lama to be used for the seat of his throne.

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Return to the Silk Road

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Return to the Silk Road

Caravans would come down to Leh across the Karakoram through Kashmir and from the Chang Tang and Tibet carrying wool and salt to be traded for cotton, silk, dyes, spices and dried fruit.

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Trekking in Ladakh and Zanskar

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Trekking in Ladakh and Zanskar

2016, we returned from the wonderful landscape and culture of Ladakh and Zanskar, a Buddhist region in northern India sandwiched between Kashmir and Tibet, an ancient culture often called Little Tibet.

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Buddha Statues and Images

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Buddha Statues and Images

The face of the Buddha is one of the most iconic images in the world even though representations of his face vary widely from one Buddhist culture to another. In common is the sense of peace and liberation.

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In Spiti: Tales from the Buddhist Himalaya

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In Spiti: Tales from the Buddhist Himalaya

Rocks the size of buses perch on the slopes over our heads; the road is covered in the smaller stones that roll down the hill. A thin path zigzags down from the track to a stone building by a curve in the stream far below.

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