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


yak herding


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


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)