Infinite Ridges, Khumbu Valley - Nepal
After the sun sets, the infinite white ridges surrounding Ama Dablam are set in the clearest sky like razor blades - serrated and sharp, ruffled with snowy skirts, even though they are miles away.
Golden Dusk, Gokyo Valley - Nepal
Cholatse, and its neighboring alpine peaks, light up with the golden tones of a spectacular sunset, from Gokyo Ri. Far below, at the village of Gokyo, the oppressive clouds and darkness almost kept us from hiking up to the top of the hill. But, just a few hundred meters from the summit, we broke out of the valley cloud and were rewarded with this scene.
Saffron Water, Kathmandu - Nepal
As part of Buddhist ritual, a young man throws great arcs of yellow saffron water onto the great dome of Bodhnath, the largest Buddhist Stupa in the world.