Across Ladakh and Zanskar (July-September 2013):

1. Phyang to Nurla


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Phyang′s monastery, the start of the long trek.

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The village of Taru, which had been severely damaged during a major storm in August 2010.

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Village of Nimo, with the Markha valley in the back.

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Gompa and fort of Basgo.

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Valley of Basgo Dogpo between Basgo and Nye.

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Typical house in the Basgo Dogpo valley.

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Man in traditional Ladakhi dress in the Basgo Dogpo valley.

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Between Nye and Likir, the scenery looked more like desert than mountain.

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Likir monastery.

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Village of Yangtang.

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The path between Yangtang and Nurla was an alternation of long stony sections and small green patches around villages.

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At the small gompa of Hemis Shugpachan.

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Gompa of Tingsmogang.

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Other trek sections:

1.    Phyang to Nurla

2.  Nurla to Wanla

3.  Wanla to Kanji

4.  Kanji to Dibling

5.  Dibling to Zangla

6.  Zangla to Zara Chu

7.  Zara Chu to Padum

8.  Murobok to Hundar



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