Tibet

A trip in May 2004 to the Himalayan regions of India (Darjeeling), Bhutan, Nepal and Tibet.Although I've been at higher altitudes before, the first night in Lhasa was a real head-splitter! And then getting hit by food-poisoning that same night didn't help either...the infamous Lhasa Hotel has a lot to answer for! If you are going to stay at the hotel then I recommend that you read the hilarious "The Hotel on the Roof of the World" by Alec Le Sueur. Don't say you weren't warned!
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Tibetan Monk Monk in Sera Monastery near Lhasa, Tibet.<br /><br><br /><br>Photo taken in May 2004.
Tibetan Monk
Mount Everest Mount Everest towering above the clouds. Photo taken in May 2004. Thanks to Jeremy Bernstein's book
Mount Everest
River View of the Yarlung Tsangpo River, Tibet. The river eventually becomes the Brahmaputra River in India.<br /><br><br /><br>Photo taken in May 2004.<br />
River
Pilgrim prostration Pilgrims in prostration outside the Jokhang, Lhasa, Tibet.<br /><br><br /><br>Photo taken in May 2004.
Pilgrim prostration
Pilgrims in Jokhang Pilgrims in Jokhang, Lhasa, Tibet.<br /><br><br /><br>Photo taken in May 2004.
Pilgrims in Jokhang
Prayer Wheel Prayer wheel in the Jokhang (Tsuglhakhang), Lhasa, Tibet.<br /><br><br /><br>Photo taken in May 2004.
Prayer Wheel
Monks in Sera Monastery Monks in Sera Monastery near Lhasa, Tibet.<br /><br><br /><br>Photo taken in May 2004.
Monks in Sera Monastery
Potala Palace The Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet.<br /><br><br /><br>Photo taken in May 2004.
Potala Palace