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Prayers of the Heavenly Lake

Namtso Lake - the heavenly lake, is one of the largest salt lakes in China. Lies at an elevation of 4,718 m (15,479 ft), mortality is a constant. Local Tibetans are deeply religious and spiritual. A people that is connected with the land. This photo shows a local sheep herder praying for the blessings of the land and lake, beside an alter made from the skull of a yak. In the foreground is the traditional Tibetan prayer flags.

TAGS: China, Tibet

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Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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© Kenneth Law.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2018
Total Views: 35
Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: June 5, 2018, 6:43 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS M6
Focal Length: 18mm
Shutter Speed: 1/2500
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO200
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