November 22, 2012

Tsarang, Nepal

Photograph by Cory Richards, National Geographic

Dusk falls over the temples and homes of Tsarang, once the most important town in the former kingdom of Mustang. Seven hundred years ago, Mustang, in north-central Nepal, was a bustling place: a center of Buddhist scholarship and art, and a major stop for caravans carrying loads of salt between Tibet and India.

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