A chorten greets the early morning sun against a backdop of Ganesh Himal II, VI and IV from the village of Nyilie a few hours away from Mu Gompa , the last outpost in the Tsum Valley
A nun at the entrance of Dhepudoma nunnery at 4000 metres situated on the edge of a cliff higher than Mu Gompa
A monk and a pony at the entrance of Mu Gompa 3700 metres high up in the Tsum valley
An afternoon thunderstorm approaches near the village of Chule where this large chorten stands before the village entrance
As clouds funnel their way up the gorge of the Sardi Khola, a nun watches from her high post outside the entrance of Dhepudoma nunnery 4000 metres on a cliff in the remote Tsum Valley
The kitchen of Mu Gompa where a lama is served a cup of salted butter tea
A chorten surrounded by spring blossoms on the trail near Choekhang Paro
Women cultivate the wheat fields near the village of Pangdun , half an hour south of Chule on the trail to Mu Gompa
Near Yaru Bagar , south of Jagat, the Budhi Gandaki flows though this flat plain
A trekker heads towards Mu Gompa high above the twin villagesof Nyile and Chule seen in the valley below
The harbinger of the monsoon rains - dawn at Philim 1400 metres before the valley of Tsum
The foaming waters of the Budhi Gandaki just below the village of Dobhan
All the photographs are amazing....
Ohhhh...what a vibrant colors!!!
Yes Aloke - well worth visiting before the road to Tibet comes through and ends this trek!
Interesting, off the beaten track trail! The pre monsoon season clearly played a large part in some photos!