Winter in the Himalayas


Blue skies, white peaks, hot sun, cold wind, happy dogs, tired legs, prayer flags fluttering, eyes trying to take it all in... Our first Himalayan winter...



Phajoding monastery, 3700 meters (12,139 ft)



sky burial ground








Lindsay with Thimphu valley below

Rebecca






yak herding

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Dodeydrak monastery, 3050 meters


monk's village




drup chu- holy spring water


crawl through this crack and you will be cleansed of all your sins








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Talakha goempa
sweetest dogs in Bhutan


 






will break for butter tea



views from Talakha Peak, 4300 meters (14,107 ft)
peaks from left to right: Jomolhari peak, 7314 meters; Tsherimgang, 7000 meters; Jichu Drake, 6989 meters







Jichu Drake (22,929 ft)