Dec 12, 2010

Picture of the Day: Heaven on Earth

picture of the day Picture of the Day: Heaven on Earth

HEAVEN ON EARTH

ki gompa buddhist monastery of ki Picture of the Day: Heaven on Earth
Photograph by Natalia Luzuriaga


Photographer’s description: This picture was taken when I visited the Buddhist Monastery of Ki. Ki is a tiny village in the middle of the Himalayas, and next to it is Ki Gompa (Ki Monastery). I lived with the monks for about a week, and this picture reflects the peaceful, almost heavenly atmosphere that characterizes this place. The Monastery is almost 4,000 meters high, and I had to climb almost 500 meters more to get this panorama. This place is a touch of heaven.


via The Big Picture: National Geographic’s Photography Contest 2010




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