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A Tibetan yak all dressed up. Lhatse, Central Tibet.
A Tibetan yak all dressed up. Lhatse, Central Tibet.

 

The top of every pass in Tibet is marked by prayer flags. Lhatse, Central Tibet.
The top of every pass in Tibet is marked by prayer flags. Lhatse, Central Tibet.

 

On the way to Mt. Everest (the main peak in the center). Tingre, Central Tibet.
On the way to Mt. Everest (the main peak in the center). Tingre, Central Tibet.

 

Walking to the Everest north face base camp. Central Tibet.
Walking to the Everest north face base camp. Central Tibet.

 

Ray in front of the north face of Everest. Central Tibet.
Ray in front of the north face of Everest. Central Tibet.

 

Ray and his traveling companions in front of Mt. Everest. Central Tibet.
Ray and his traveling companions in front of Mt. Everest. Central Tibet.

 

Mt. Everest. Central Tibet.
Mt. Everest. Central Tibet.

 

Prayer flags and Everest. Central Tibet.
Prayer flags and Everest. Central Tibet.

 

 

A small monastery near the Everest base camp. Central Tibet.
A small monastery near the Everest base camp. Central Tibet.

 

Highest mountain in the world. Central Tibet.
The highest mountain in the world. Central Tibet.

 

 

A stupa at Rongbuk monastery. Central Tibet.
A stupa at Rongbuk monastery. Central Tibet.

 

A Tibetan family. Tingre, Central Tibet.
A Tibetan family. Tingre, Central Tibet.

 

 

Tibetan woman. Tingre, Central Tibet.
Tibetan woman. Tingre, Central Tibet.

 

 

Showing off a little for the camera. Tingre, Central Tibet.
Showing off a little for the camera. Tingre, Central Tibet.

 

 

Tibetan children eager to have their picture taken. Tingre, Central Tibet.
Tibetan children eager to have their picture taken. Tingre, Central Tibet.

 

 

A friend with her baby from the Everest View hotel. Tingre, Central Tibet.
A friend with her baby from the Everest View hotel. Tingre, Central Tibet.

 

 

Wind powered prayer wheels in front of Mt. Shishapangma. La Lung La, Central Tibet.
Wind powered prayer wheels in front of Mt. Shishapangma. La Lung La, Central Tibet.

 

 

Prayer flags in front of the Himalaya. La Lung La,, Central Tibet.
Prayer flags in front of the Himalaya. La Lung La,, Central Tibet.

 

 

On the way to Nepal. La Lung La, Central Tibet.
On the way to Nepal. La Lung La, Central Tibet.

 

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