Dadu Aur Madak
road into Kalpa, above Rekong Peo, was at last a well maintained
paved road. It was a refreshing change as we climbed through great
smelling pine forests.
town, which is a holy place that is said to be the place that Shiva
retired to to meditate and smoke hashish is visible in the background.
There was in fact marijuana growing wild everywhere, by the roadsides,
around our hotel--but none of it was very mature.
view of the Kailash is from the opposite side as that of Sangla.
the tiny town's center, old men gamble (above), while kids mug for the
holy men solicit baksheesh.
four kilometers beyond the town the road climbs above a deep gorge and
then abruptly ends. I got this shot of Karen and this unique
engineering from about a half kilometer away with the telephoto on the