North Face of Mt. Kailash

Category: Sense of Place

 

Photo and caption by Richard Christiani

A view of the stupa-shaped north face of Mt. Kailash is shown behind three stupas at the Dirapuk Gompa which means Cave of the Female Yak Horn. The monastery traces its origins back to the 13th century and is over 16,000 feet in elevation.

Location: Mt. Kailash, Tibet, 2011

 

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