Traverse of Dolpo (July 2012): 4. Dho Tarap Valley
At approximately 4000m, the beautiful valley of Dho Tarap is a rather highly populated area of Dolpo (146 households in 1991). Numerous Buddhist monasteries and chortens are scattered across the valley.
House in Dho Tarap valley.
Mani pebbles. (In most of Nepal, mani stones are made by carving soft slate sheets. Pebbles are much harder to carve.)
Main village of Dho-Tarap.
Woman and children in Dho Tarap valley.
Dawa shopping in the ′general′ store of Dho-Tarap.
Women in barley field.
Bon gompa above Dho-Tarap.
Small village of Dhoro above Dho-Tarap.
Village of Maran, the last village before starting the ascent of Jhyarkoi La.
Chortens in Maran.
Woman in Maran.
― Section 1: Nepalgunj to Matachaur
― Section 2: Matachaur to Tibetan camp above Maduwa
― Section 3: Crossing Bagala La and Numala La
― Section 5: Maran to Charkkha Bhot
― Section 6: Chharka Bhot to Jomson