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Monthly Photos

Photos taken by ILCAA staff and associates are posted here once a month; most of them are taken during their field research in Asia and Africa.

(The copyright belongs to the photographers.)

Getting out of breath, On the roof of the world

Player flags fluttering on the hill at the back of an old Tibetan monastery founded in the 12th century. The person in the picture is a high priest of the monastery, who guided me around. Since the monastery is located more than 4,300 meters above sea level, it was so hard for me to catch up with him.

AUG 2012
Tana Monastery, Nangchen County, Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai, China
Photograph by Izumi HOSHI



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