Villagers and yaks take a lunch break outside our exam rooms in tea house.

Our porters carrying our belongings ahead of us to the tea house for the night.

Mother with babe harvesting in fall outsie Chumling, Lower Tsum.

Ancient mani walls that grace the trail in Upper Tsum with ancient inscribed mantras infuse Tibetan Buddhist spirituality into the landscape. 

Ancient water wheel surrounded by oxen. 

Tibetan woman spinning as she walks between villages along our route.