TIBET conjures up the smells of Juniper incense, the soothing silence of monasteries, the rhythm of continuous chanting and quiet retreats. Tibet is a place of peace and even if you’re not on a pilgrimage, you have the sense of being on one.
March 1978 "The woolen cap on a younger child guards against cold winds, while the amulets and needles that decorate it ward off evil spirits." from Ladakh - The Last Shangri-la, article and photographs by Thomas J.
Love the color! Tibetan Peacock Orchid - Pleione tongariro - This dwarf orchid from Tibet is a true fairy tale flower for your garden. They like sun, part shade, in a warm sheltered spot and will be grateful for a frost-free storage place over the winter.
Tibetan sand mandalas are carefully, lovingly created by hand and then destroyed to show the impermanence of all things. I was fortunate to view a mandala being created in Whakatane, New Zealand by visiting Tibetan Monks.
The Bridge of Immortals, Huangshan, China. The world’s highest bridge is situated in the Yellow Mountains, also known as Huangshan. From the bridge you will have a breathtaking view, and see how the clouds are touching the mountainsides beneath you.