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Crossing Himalaya


Crossing Himalaya
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Copyright: Mikhail Perfilov (perfil) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 26] (166)
Genre: Landscapes
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2003-05
Categories: Mountain
Camera: Canon EOS 33, Canon Zoom 7.2-28.8 mm 1:2-3
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2005-01-31 15:32
Viewed: 5620
Points: 12
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The pass is called Laurebina La (4600m) and it connects Langtang mountains in Northern Nepal with Helambu hills leading eventually to Kathmandu (in 4 days walk).

Right under the pass is Gosainkund and 50-some other sacred lakes were made by Shiva in the process of creation. Thousands of Hindu pilgrims gather here in August for Janai Purnima Mela festival.

In December 1992 Australian trekker James Scott got lost crossing Laurebina pass in a snow storm and was found alive (!) after 45 days.

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superbe clichet d'une region encore si pure et si hostile.
tu a vraiment de la chance d'avoir cotoyť les neiges eternelles.
good shot.

Beautiful shot. Makes me want to be there in the picture !

Good lanscape, goos POV.
Well done.
TFS.

Interesting shot, great note.

  • Great 
  • papou (83)
  • [2005-02-01 16:03]

I like very much the mountains. Your photo is wonderfull. Thanks for sharring.
Papou.

Good note and spasiva for posting these awesome and inspiring mountain images of High Himalayas...

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