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Images of Samye Monastery, Tibet

Alt TextSamye Monastery, Tibet - Samye was the first monastery built in Tibet. It's history dates back 1200 years. It can only be reached after an hour long river crossing by boat and then a 30 minute minibus ride on a bumpy sandy road. It was worth the trip! Alt TextSamye Monastery, TibetAlt TextSamye Monastery, TibetAlt TextSamye Monastery, Tibet
Alt TextSamye Monastery, Tibet - From the second level this view is just of the entrance to the Samye main assembly hall. Alt TextGreen Chorten, Samye Monastery, Tibet - Adjacent to the Samye assembly hall sits the Green Chorten.Alt TextSamye Monastery, Tibet - The three tall poles were adorned with the ever present prayer flags. Alt TextInside Samye Monastery, Tibet
Alt TextSamye Monastery Pilgrim, Tibet - This old guy was resting on the steps to the Green Chorten.Alt TextSamye Monastery, TibetAlt TextInside Samye Monastery, TibetAlt TextInside Samye Monastery, Tibet
Alt TextInside Samye Monastery, TibetAlt TextInside Samye Monastery, TibetAlt TextInside Samye Monastery, TibetAlt TextInside Samye Monastery, Tibet
Alt TextSamye Monastery, Tibet - Inner Courtyard of Assembly Hall Complex Alt TextMonk Quarters, Samye Monastery, Tibet - These colorful entrances to the monk quarters were on the second level. Alt TextSamye Monastery, TibetAlt TextSamye Monastery, Tibet
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Alt TextOld Couple Near Samye Monastery, Tibet - This was a 'grab shot' taken from our bouncing minibus. The old couple sitting on the pile of rocks made was a great scene. I just wish the image was a little sharper! Alt TextBoat Crossing to Samye Monastery, Tibet - There weren't really any seats in the boat except on the edge of each compartment. Alt TextWaiting for the Boat to Samye Monastery, Tibet. - These pilgrims are waiting for the boat to return from their visit to Samye Monastery. Alt TextBoat Crossing to Samye Monastery, Tibet
Alt TextSamye Port for River Crossing, Tibet - The muddy and sandy river bank was the landing point for our trip to Samye.Alt TextSolar Water Boiler, Tibet