Monday, Nov 14, 2011, flying to Lhasa on China Air. Mt Everest is center, just below wingtip.
Mt Everest (Sagarmatha), 29,029 ft, with the cloud trail. in HDR. Lhotse in front and to the right and Nuptse to the left.
Makalu. 27,765 ft. Everest to the left. Looking northwest.
Everest and Makalu, passing into Tibet.
Himalayan foothills in Tibet.
A town near Lhasa.
The Bramaputra River will feed into the Ganges.
Prayer flags along the Bramaputra River in Tibet, going south to Tse Dong.
The Bramaputra R.
Genzen, our driver. and Tenzen, our Tibetan guide.
Drinking hot Coca Cola and ginger relieves altitude sickness.
On our way to Samye monastery.
Incense burner at Samye monastery, the first Buddhist monastery in Tibet.