He is the only monk at the temple, for over twenty years.
The Tibetan name for Mount Everest means “holy mother”.
Over four thousand people have successfully scaled Mount Everest.
The monk’s second son wants to try as well. He wants to know what the world looks like from the top of the mountain.
Rocks gathered from the cliff can be used to make cookware.
A stone pot like this can fetch one thousand to two thousand yuan.
The women are looking for “hand ginseng”, tubers of the fragrant orchid, and a precious herb that only grows on the Tibetan highland.
Tortoise shell bamboo.
Made into baskets and toys.