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Category Archives: Ladakh
HELLO – WELCOME, Thiksey, Ladakh, 2008 I am still working on the goal of effectively “colorizing” black and white photographs. I am learning more each day, but I still find that it is very challenging for me to learn how … Continue reading
Stupas in Ladakh, 2008
Contemplation Summor Gompa (monastary), Ladakh.
A village near the limit of where crops of barley may be grown. The altitude is about 13,000′. Lungser Kangri 21,000’+.
Thupten and I took a drive to the village of Karzok which is located at what I call “the end of the civilization”. As of 2008 this was as far as one could travel via motorized vehicles. It is located … Continue reading
Thiksey Gompa (Monastery) is the gompa where I spend the most time. Thupten made arrangements for me to spend the night there. I spent an evening walking about with my camera in what became a “walking meditation”. Early the following … Continue reading
The expression goes “it never rains in Ladakh”. On the day we drove to Alchi we took a side trip to Likir. I found the approach to the village and monastery to be a visual feast. Perhaps the fact that … Continue reading
Sunset over Diskit in the Nubra Valley