The high plateau that is Tibet is fringed in the south by the high mountains of the Himalayas (including Mt Everest), and a magnet for climbers. Religion (Buddhism)and its monasteries is an important and visible part of the lifestyle, which depends on subsistence agriculture. Hedgehog House photographers have visited this arid, windswept, barren landscape and caught images of a different way of life.
Yaks and Tibetan nomads camp on terrace ..
Gurla Mandhata (7700 m) from Chiu monastery ..
Lhagu village in autumn with unclimbed peaks ..
Village and barley and wheat crops viewed ..
Chomolonzo Peak reflection in small pond, ..
Chomolonzo Peak north face from Pethang ..
Mount Gurla Mandhata (7700m) from Chiu monastery, ..
Mt Cho Oyu " Turquoise Goddess" ( 8201m) ..
Panorama of Mount Makalu to Mount Everest, ..
Tarpoche prayer flags at start of Mt Kailas ..
Tsangpo River gorge near Xigatse, Tibet
Yaks grazing on postmonsoon grass under ..
Drogpa nomads herd yaks above Kangshung ..
Wildflowers on moraine terrace beside Kangshung ..
Makalu to Everest, dawn reflection in small ..
Mani stone and Mt Gurla Mandhata from Chiu ..
Lhotse, South Col and Everest at dawn across ..
Clearing storm over Mt Kailas and evening ..
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