Alchi and Likir Monasteries Monochromes

24 January 2018, near Leh, Ladakh.

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(Ladakh Trip).

Links go to posts with the colour versions of the images (where there may also be more information). If an image does not have a link (or a caption), the preceding one applies.

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Alchi Monastery, Black and White, Buddhism, Hemis Monastery, India, Ladakh, Landscape, Leh, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Tibet

View from Toilet, walking in to Alchi Monastery.

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Alchi Monastery, Black and White, Buddhism, Hemis Monastery, India, Ladakh, Landscape, Leh, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Tibet

The long line of prayer wheels on the way in.

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Alchi Monastery, Black and White, Buddhism, Hemis Monastery, India, Ladakh, Landscape, Leh, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Tibet

Ancient paintings looking up inside one of the recesses of a stupa, Alchi Monastery.

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Alchi Monastery, Black and White, Buddhism, Hemis Monastery, India, Ladakh, Landscape, Leh, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Tibet .

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Alchi Monastery, Black and White, Buddhism, Hemis Monastery, India, Ladakh, Landscape, Leh, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Tibet .

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Alchi Monastery, Black and White, Buddhism, Hemis Monastery, India, Ladakh, Landscape, Leh, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Tibet .

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Alchi Monastery, Black and White, Buddhism, Hemis Monastery, India, Ladakh, Landscape, Leh, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Tibet .

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Alchi Monastery, Black and White, Buddhism, Hemis Monastery, India, Ladakh, Landscape, Leh, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Tibet .

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Alchi Monastery, Black and White, Buddhism, Hemis Monastery, India, Ladakh, Landscape, Leh, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Tibet

Stupas, inside and out.

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Alchi Monastery, Black and White, Buddhism, Hemis Monastery, India, Ladakh, Landscape, Leh, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Tibet

The staff said to have grown into a tree, Alchi Monastery.

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Alchi Monastery, Black and White, Buddhism, Hemis Monastery, India, Ladakh, Landscape, Leh, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Tibet

Stupas on the road between Alchi and Likir Monasteries.

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Alchi Monastery, Black and White, Buddhism, Hemis Monastery, India, Ladakh, Landscape, Leh, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Tibet .

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Alchi Monastery, Black and White, Buddhism, Hemis Monastery, India, Ladakh, Landscape, Leh, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Tibet

Tiny dwelling on the cliff face (you may need to click to enlarge and see it).

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Alchi Monastery, Black and White, Buddhism, Hemis Monastery, India, Ladakh, Landscape, Leh, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Tibet

Children outside the store at Likir Monastery.

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Alchi Monastery, Black and White, Buddhism, Hemis Monastery, India, Ladakh, Landscape, Leh, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Tibet

The huge Buddha at Likir Monastery.

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Alchi Monastery, Black and White, Buddhism, Hemis Monastery, India, Ladakh, Landscape, Leh, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Tibet

Decoration details.

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Alchi Monastery, Black and White, Buddhism, Hemis Monastery, India, Ladakh, Landscape, Leh, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Tibet .

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Alchi Monastery, Black and White, Buddhism, Hemis Monastery, India, Ladakh, Landscape, Leh, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Tibet

A view over the valley from the monastery.

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Alchi Monastery, Black and White, Buddhism, Hemis Monastery, India, Ladakh, Landscape, Leh, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Tibet

There were several of these on the roofline.

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Alchi Monastery, Black and White, Buddhism, Hemis Monastery, India, Ladakh, Landscape, Leh, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Tibet An upper courtyard.

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Alchi Monastery, Black and White, Buddhism, Hemis Monastery, India, Ladakh, Landscape, Leh, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Tibet .

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Alchi Monastery, Black and White, Buddhism, Hemis Monastery, India, Ladakh, Landscape, Leh, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Tibet

We were invited to a prayer meeting of the villagers.  Here an old woman is leaving.

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Alchi Monastery, Black and White, Buddhism, Hemis Monastery, India, Ladakh, Landscape, Leh, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Tibet

… and a young boy is nearby.

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Alchi Monastery, Black and White, Buddhism, Hemis Monastery, India, Ladakh, Landscape, Leh, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Tibet

Inside the prayer meeting….

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Alchi Monastery, Black and White, Buddhism, Hemis Monastery, India, Ladakh, Landscape, Leh, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Tibet .

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Alchi Monastery, Black and White, Buddhism, Hemis Monastery, India, Ladakh, Landscape, Leh, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Tibet .

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Alchi Monastery, Black and White, Buddhism, Hemis Monastery, India, Ladakh, Landscape, Leh, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Tibet

Outside in the sun.

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Alchi Monastery, Black and White, Buddhism, Hemis Monastery, India, Ladakh, Landscape, Leh, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Tibet

Looking back at Likir Monastery.

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Alchi Monastery, Black and White, Buddhism, Hemis Monastery, India, Ladakh, Landscape, Leh, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Tibet

Cow and house.

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Alchi Monastery, Black and White, Buddhism, Hemis Monastery, India, Ladakh, Landscape, Leh, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Tibet

The monastery above Nimmu Village.

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Alchi Monastery, Black and White, Buddhism, Hemis Monastery, India, Ladakh, Landscape, Leh, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Tibet

Mountains and shadows.

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Alchi Monastery, Black and White, Buddhism, Hemis Monastery, India, Ladakh, Landscape, Leh, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Tibet

Hockey on the ice by families outside a military camp.

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Alchi Monastery, Black and White, Buddhism, Hemis Monastery, India, Ladakh, Landscape, Leh, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Tibet .

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Alchi Monastery, Black and White, Buddhism, Hemis Monastery, India, Ladakh, Landscape, Leh, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Tibet .

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Alchi Monastery, Black and White, Buddhism, Hemis Monastery, India, Ladakh, Landscape, Leh, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Tibet

Mountains and clouds.

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3 comments on “Alchi and Likir Monasteries Monochromes

  1. Robert Hayes says:

    To die for! Love the last one.

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