Monks crossing the Brahmaputra river by local ferry.
Even cars are transported on these locally made boats.
Our first night was spent at Dorje Drak monastery at the foot
of the hill.
Empty ferry boat on the banks of Brahmaputra.
A nomad tent with solar electric power.
Christine and Kerry setting our their tent.
One of the big peaks on the Tibet-Butan border.
On top of the Kurkula Pass, at 17,000ft (5200m).
The main cave at Drak Yong Dzong, the main destination of the
Climbing down into the main cave.
Sections of the cave are so small that you have pull yourself
through on a yak hid rope.
Looking out of the cave.
Paintings on stone just outside the cave.
The view from Drak Yong Dzong a place where Guru Rinpoche spent
3 years in retreat.
Water powered prayer wheel.
Stupa and temple inside the place of Yeshe Tsogyal.
Ray piloting a ferry across the Brahmaputra, near Samye, Tibet.
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2004 Ray Kreisel