Pictures of the Upper Mustang

There were quite a few castle ruins scattered around the countryside. Tales of trade route protection and conflict hidden within thier ancient walls.

There were quite a few castle ruins scattered around the countryside. Tales of trade route protection and conflict hidden within thier ancient walls.

Above the snow line. A short lived snowball fight. Tendi was way too accurate.

Above the snow line. A short lived snowball fight. Tendi was way too accurate.

The red, grey and browness of the place is stark and quite beautiful in it's own wild lonely way.

The red, grey and browness of the place is stark and quite beautiful in it’s own wild lonely way.

A woman carding wool. One of very very few pictures I was able to take of people. She said yes to the camera, most say a resounding no.

A woman carding wool. One of very very few pictures I was able to take of people. She said yes to the camera, most say a resounding no.

The Upper Mustang is a pretty barren area except around villages where people have irrigated and planted trees and crops.

The Upper Mustang is a pretty barren area except around villages where people have irrigated and planted trees and crops.

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