Spent Brothers Productions presents
Pilgrimage to Gang Rinpoche & Mapam Yumtso
(Mount Kailas & Lake Manasarova)

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Our truck and Landcruiser at the guesthouse at Darchen / Darchen village


The tiny Bhutanese gompa in Darchen /
Last cuppa before setting out on the three day Kora (circumambulation of the mountain)

Our baggage yaks and handler / The clockwise Kora route
Modified extract from map © Chris Shaw in John Snelling - The Sacred Mountain East-West Publications 1990 ISDN 0 85692 173 4

View to the south as we set out / Cairn and prayer flags


The gateway to the Kora / The kora begins


A white yak

Herd of yak being driven south / Aura around the sun

The sheer north face of Gang Rinpoche from below


  End of day one - the north face of Gang Rinpoche

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Photographs © Derek & Sheila Henderson 1992  2006