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A monk sits outside the main chapel at Hemis Monastery, near Leh in Ladakh, waiting to greet visitors. Hemis is the richest and the most visited (by tourists) monastery in Ladakh, but don’t expect the monks to have any ego or pride about that, the ones I spoke to were humble and happy just like anywhere else! #Leh #Ladakh #kashmir #India #littletibet #hemismonastery #himalaya #highaltitude #monastery #monks #monasterylife #buddhism #buddhist #tibetanbuddhism #pilgrimage #tourism #ego #dharmawheel

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Ama Dablam Base Camp Trekking 2016/2017 #amadablam #basecamp #trekking #sherpavillage #walking #trekking #hikingtoabc #hikingtour #namchebazzar #highpass #highaltitude #trekkingtrails #everestbasecamp #tengbochemonastery #photogram #village #mountains #views #MtEverest #nuptse #kangtega #khumbuvalley #nepalguideinfo

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Headed up the Acatenango Volcano. More pictures and video from this adventure to come. Photo courtesy of our very own @croylandrovergirl #volcano #highaltitude #safari #overland #offroad #adventure #adventuremobile #landrover #landroverdefender #landroverseries #vintage #4x4 #ecotourism #camping #campingtrip #travelinstyle #travelgram #hike #hikingadventures #trecking #travelgram #guatemala #quepeladoguate #wanderlust #luxurytravel #mountainhigh (at Volcán De Acatenango)

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High-altitude mummy looting: the Cerro El Plomo child
Source: http://bit.ly/1jGAaeS

The first high-altitude frozen mummy found in Chile was located and then hidden by looters who eventually sold it to the government. Inka Frozen Mummies During the Inka Empire (1438–1533), individuals (usually children) were brought to remote high-altitude locations and ritually sacrificed. Because of the extreme cold, their bodies were unintentionally mummified, preserving their skin, hair, soft tissue, clothing, and the ritual objects associated with them. The bodies are linked to ‘capacocha‘, or human sacrifice as an offering associated with fertility (Reinhard and Ceruti 2010:………. Read More


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The last ray of light in Kaza. A gentle reminder from the nature to be grateful for the day, for the days/years gone by and to appreciate what we have and anticipate that tomorrow will bring its goodness.
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Qinghai Lake #qinghai #qinghailake #summer #earth #summerflashback #drobosummer #discover #explore #explorer #highaltitude #highlands #china #tibetan #photo #photographer #photography #fujifilm #fujifilm_xseries #fujifilmmy #travelphoto #travel #travelphotography #travelgram #urbanplanet #urban #urbanexplore #nature #naturephotography #adventure #adventures (at Qinghaihu, Qinghai, China)

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