Mustang[229 photos]

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Description

Tangya (009)
Tangya (009)
29° 10′ 58″ N, 83° 57′ 24″ E

Mustang was once an independent kingdom annexed by Nepal at the end of the 18th century. Its strategic location granted Mustang control over the trade between the Tibet and India. It is a dry and arid Himalayan region located north of the Annapurna with a population of about 9,000 inhabitants.

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Main Sights

  • Chele
  • Chussang
  • Dri
  • Gemi
  • Ghoda
  • Giling
  • Gyakar
  • Kagbeni
  • Lo Gekar
  • Lo Manthang : the capital
  • Lori Gompa
  • Marang
  • Nyphu
  • Pa
  • Samar
  • Shyammoche
  • Surkham
  • Tangbe
  • Tangya
  • Tholung
  • Tramar
  • Tsarang
  • Yara

Photos

Collage index

Kali Gandaki (1)
Kali Gandaki (1)
Lo Manthang (1)
Lo Manthang (1)
Lo Manthang (2)
Lo Manthang (2)
Lo Manthang - Surkham (1)
Lo Manthang - Surkham (1)
Nyphu - Lori Gompa (1)
Nyphu - Lori Gompa (1)
Shyammoche - Gyakar (1)
Shyammoche - Gyakar (1)
Tangya (1)
Tangya (1)
Tsarang - Marang (1)
Tsarang - Marang (1)
Yara - Tramar - Lo Gekar (1)
Yara - Tramar - Lo Gekar (1)

Photo index

Annapurnas (001)
Annapurnas (001)
Annapurnas (002)
Annapurnas (002)
Annapurnas (003)
Annapurnas (003)
Chele (002)
Chele (002)
Chele (003)
Chele (003)
Chussang (001)
Chussang (001)
Chussang (003)
Chussang (003)
Chussang (004)
Chussang (004)
Chussang (005)
Chussang (005)
Chussang (006)
Chussang (006)
Dhaulagiri (003)
Dhaulagiri (003)
Dri (002)
Dri (002)

Pictures taken with a Rolleiflex 6800 and scanned with a Nikon LS 9000 ED

See also

Himalayas

Everest (1)
Everest (1)

The Himalayas are a high mountain system in Asia between the Indian subcontinent in the south and the Tibetan highlands in the north. The mountain range stretches for some 3,000 km from Pakistan to Myanmar (Burma) and reaches a maximum width of 350… [Read more]

Nepal

Everest (1)
Everest (1)

Nepal, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal (संघीय लोकतान्त्रिक गणतन्त्रात्मक नेपाल), is a landlocked sovereign state located in South Asia. With an area of 147,181 km² and a population of approximately 27 million, Nepal is the… [Read more]