The Malling nala has again burst its banks and destroyed the road! So we have to abandon our bus, climb down and up the huge break in the road and get into another bus on the other side of the destroyed road
The 1000 year old Tabo monastery
Doesn't look like much from the outside, but the amazing artwork inside gives it the name 'Ajanta of the Himalyas'
chilling at the monastery guest house and writing
A kind Swiss group gives us a lift to Dhankar gompa...and gives me my first experience of Royal Enfield!
Wow! what a rush!
What a road!
These mud pillars look like petrified giants!
The amazing Dhankar monastery overlooking the confluence of the Spiti and Pin rivers
The monastery dominates the Dhankar village and fields
Just a few panoramic shots to try and capture that crazy vista