Tibet June 2001 photos, page 5 of 8

Mekong tributary.

Irrigated oases.

Waiting for the convoy to cross the Brahmaputra river.

A convoy ot trucks crossing the mudslides.

This bus had a 19-year old student as volunteer driver, but it got through -

- with its pilgrim passengers.

This bus got stuck half way. Passengers climbed the slopes to seek rubble for the wheels, risking further landslides.

Wild roses helped to calm our nerves

- along with clematis

- and a magic forest with hanging moss.

The Himalayan blue poppy

- caused a photo frenzy.

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