Tibetan women spin prayer wheels along the route of the Barkhor kora in Lhasa, Tibet.
Chomulungma, or Mt.Everest, photo taken from the plane as we flew to Lhasa from Kathmandu.
The colorful courtyard of the Lhasa Tsamkhung Nunnery. Note the prayer wheels and female pilgrim towards the bottom of the photograph.
The Lhasa Tsamkhung Nunnery was very colorful and home to dozens of nuns--it was also one of the few Tibetan Buddhist monasteries/nunneries we visited that allowed pictures.
Located at 16,500 feet above sea level, Rongbuk Monastery is reportedly the highest monastery in the world. Situated just miles away from Mount Everest or Qomolangma in Tibetan, it is certainly the monastery with the best view in the world.
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