India - North

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New Delhi

New Delhi

New Nehli - Old Fort

New Nehli - Old Fort

Old Fort of New Delhi

Old Fort of New Delhi

Personal space - non existent at the New Delhi fort

Personal space - non existent at the New Delhi fort

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New Delhi

New Delhi

New Delhi

New Delhi

New Dehli

New Dehli

New Dehli

New Dehli

New Delhi

New Delhi

New Delhi main railway station - a fascinating cross road of Indian cultures and people

New Delhi main railway station - a fascinating cross road of Indian cultures and people

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New Delhi

New Delhi

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The stylist and his assistant

The stylist and his assistant

Dr Vimla to the rescue!

Dr Vimla to the rescue!

New Delhi

New Delhi

Back streets of Old New Delhi

Back streets of Old New Delhi

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Shave time!

Shave time!

Camel parking in New Delhi

Camel parking in New Delhi

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At the market in New Delhi

At the market in New Delhi

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At the market in New Delhi

At the market in New Delhi

This kid had amazing European features with blue eyes

This kid had amazing European features with blue eyes

At the animal market in New Delhi - very easy going people

At the animal market in New Delhi - very easy going people

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New Delhi

New Delhi

Agra

Agra

Agra

Agra

Agra

Agra

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On the road in India

On the road in India

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Main mosque in New Delhi

Main mosque in New Delhi

Main Mosque in New Delhi

Main Mosque in New Delhi

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Main mosque in New Delhi

Main mosque in New Delhi

Main Mosque in New Delhi

Main Mosque in New Delhi

Old Mosque in New Dehli

Old Mosque in New Dehli

Varanasi

Varanasi

Varanasi

Varanasi

Ghats of Varanasi

Ghats of Varanasi

Holy Ganga in Varanasi

Holy Ganga in Varanasi

Varanasi

Varanasi

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Waiting for cremation in Varanasi

Waiting for cremation in Varanasi

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Ganga

Ganga

Ganga in Varanasi

Ganga in Varanasi

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Preparing for cremation in Varanasi.

Preparing for cremation in Varanasi.

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Varanasi

Varanasi

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Varanasi

Varanasi

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Varanasi

Varanasi

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Ladakh - traditional outfits

Ladakh - traditional outfits

Traditional outfits of Ladakh

Traditional outfits of Ladakh

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Matura, the birth place of Lord Krishna

Matura, the birth place of Lord Krishna

Matura is full of fascinating people - pilgrims and wanderers

Matura is full of fascinating people - pilgrims and wanderers

Hard life - this can not be good for you…

Hard life - this can not be good for you…

Matura - keeping up with the scriptures

Matura - keeping up with the scriptures

Tea vendor in Matura

Tea vendor in Matura

He was trying to hypnotize me :-)

He was trying to hypnotize me :-)

Lord Krishna rules Matura

Lord Krishna rules Matura

Matura

Matura

The birthplace of ShriKrishna

The birthplace of ShriKrishna

Krishna fashions

Krishna fashions

Matura

Matura

Matura

Matura

Matura, selling tika

Matura, selling tika

Street food in Matura, not the healthiest but very cheap

Street food in Matura, not the healthiest but very cheap

Matura

Matura

Zanskar Ladakh Traverse in India

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Saffron Seller in Manali

Saffron Seller in Manali

The road from Manali to Dacha - our starting point

The road from Manali to Dacha - our starting point

On the way to Darcha

On the way to Darcha

Darcha, our starting point

Darcha, our starting point

The Himalaya around Darcha

The Himalaya around Darcha

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Climbing to Shingo La

Climbing to Shingo La

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Shingo La 5,062m

Shingo La 5,062m

Shingo La 5,062m

Shingo La 5,062m

Descending from Shingo La to Lakung

Descending from Shingo La to Lakung

View towards Lakung

View towards Lakung

A friendly tea house in Lakung

A friendly tea house in Lakung

On the way to Lakung, descent from Shingo La with Mt. Guburajon 5, 320m behind

On the way to Lakung, descent from Shingo La with Mt. Guburajon 5, 320m behind

Descent from Shingo La not he way to Lakung

Descent from Shingo La not he way to Lakung

Approaching Lakung

Approaching Lakung

Lakung Village

Lakung Village

Lakung Mani Wall

Lakung Mani Wall

Lakung Village, the first village after Shingo La. Mt. Gumburajon 5,320m dominates the horizon.

Lakung Village, the first village after Shingo La. Mt. Gumburajon 5,320m dominates the horizon.

Lakung Village with Mt. Guburajon on the horizon.

Lakung Village with Mt. Guburajon on the horizon.

Lakung Village

Lakung Village

Mani Wall in Lakung Village

Mani Wall in Lakung Village

Approaching Changpa Tsetan

Approaching Changpa Tsetan

Approaching Purne

Approaching Purne

The incredible Phuktal Gompa where we spent the night.

The incredible Phuktal Gompa where we spent the night.

The Phuktal Gompa is literally built into the mountain.

The Phuktal Gompa is literally built into the mountain.

In Phuktal Gompa.

In Phuktal Gompa.

Phuktal Gompa

Phuktal Gompa

Phuktal Gompa

Phuktal Gompa

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Padum

Padum

Karsha Monastery at 3,662m

Karsha Monastery at 3,662m

Karsha Monastery

Karsha Monastery

The view from Karsha Monastery

The view from Karsha Monastery

Karsha

Karsha

In the Lamayuru Gompa

In the Lamayuru Gompa

In Karsha Monastery

In Karsha Monastery

Karsha Konastery

Karsha Konastery

The fields around Karsha from Karsha Monastery.

The fields around Karsha from Karsha Monastery.

Karsha

Karsha

On the way from Karsha to Pishu

On the way from Karsha to Pishu

Between Karsha and Pishu

Between Karsha and Pishu

Leaving Karsha

Leaving Karsha

Pishu Village

Pishu Village

Mountains around Pishu Village

Mountains around Pishu Village

Between Pishu and Hanamur

Between Pishu and Hanamur

Between Pishu and Hanamur

Between Pishu and Hanamur

The view from Hanuma La 4,724m with Lingshed below.

The view from Hanuma La 4,724m with Lingshed below.

The view of Lingshed Monastery from Hanuma La 4,724m

The view of Lingshed Monastery from Hanuma La 4,724m

Descent from Hanuma La 4,724m to Lingshed.

Descent from Hanuma La 4,724m to Lingshed.

Fields around Lingshed 3,882m

Fields around Lingshed 3,882m

Lingshed 3,882m

Lingshed 3,882m

Lingshed 3,882m

Lingshed 3,882m

Lingshed Monastery 3,882m

Lingshed Monastery 3,882m

Lingshed Monastery 3,882m

Lingshed Monastery 3,882m

Lingshed Monastery

Lingshed Monastery

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Karsha Monastery

Karsha Monastery

Lingshed Monastery

Lingshed Monastery

Our camp in Pishu Village

Our camp in Pishu Village

Around Darcha

Around Darcha

Around Darcha

Around Darcha

Karsha

Karsha

Descent from Shingo La

Descent from Shingo La

Descent from Shingo La

Descent from Shingo La

Karsha

Karsha

View from Karsha

View from Karsha

Around Pishu

Around Pishu

Between Tabley and Purne

Between Tabley and Purne

Between Tabley and Purne

Between Tabley and Purne

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Pishu Village

Pishu Village

Lingshed

Lingshed

Lingshed Monastery

Lingshed Monastery

Lingshed Monastery

Lingshed Monastery

Lingshed Monastery

Lingshed Monastery

Lingshed Monastery

Lingshed Monastery

Singge La 5,009m

Singge La 5,009m

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Singge La 5,009m looking towards Photoksar Village

Singge La 5,009m looking towards Photoksar Village

Descending from Singge La 5,009m

Descending from Singge La 5,009m

SirSir La 4,852m

SirSir La 4,852m

SirSir La 4,852m

SirSir La 4,852m

SirSir La 4,852m

SirSir La 4,852m

The view from SirSir La 4,852m

The view from SirSir La 4,852m

Descent from SirSir Pass to Hannupatta

Descent from SirSir Pass to Hannupatta

Between Hannupatta and Phengila

Between Hannupatta and Phengila

Road construction between Hannupatta and Phengila

Road construction between Hannupatta and Phengila

Lamayuru

Lamayuru

Lamayuru - waiting for Rimpoche

Lamayuru - waiting for Rimpoche

In Lamayuru Monastery

In Lamayuru Monastery

In Leh

In Leh

Leh

Leh

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Leh

Leh

Leh with Stok Kangri Behind me.

Leh with Stok Kangri Behind me.

Leh

Leh