India Downtown New Delhi, it is hot and a man is taking a nap in the middle of the noisy street.
India Downtown New Delhi, it is hot and a man is taking a nap in the middle of the noisy street.
India Deeg - Our Deeg Palace guide invited us for tea at his house, where his children playfully posed for us.
India Deeg - Our Deeg Palace guide invited us for tea at his house, where his children playfully posed for us.
India Kekri - Milkman in Rajasthan.
India Kekri - Milkman in Rajasthan.
India Kekri - We met this family the day before their daughter was to be married. 
India Kekri - We met this family the day before their daughter was to be married. 
India Kekri - Grandmother of the groom.
India Kekri - Grandmother of the groom.
India Bundi - Open air barbershop(waiting for clients).
India Bundi - Open air barbershop(waiting for clients).
Nepal near Nepalganj - Peacefull moment at the riverside. 
Nepal near Nepalganj - Peacefull moment at the riverside. 
Nepal Bardiya National Park - Our guide waiting for tigers to appear, this is safari on foot!
Nepal Bardiya National Park - Our guide waiting for tigers to appear, this is safari on foot!
Nepal Bardiya National Park - My hand in a rhino footprint, the guide told us to climb a tree or zigzag if a rhino attacked us...
Nepal Bardiya National Park - My hand in a rhino footprint, the guide told us to climb a tree or zigzag if a rhino attacked us...
Nepal Jomson Trek - Also know as the apple pie trail, the Nepali here are thaught to cook western-style dishes. 
Nepal Jomson Trek - Also know as the apple pie trail, the Nepali here are taught to cook western-style dishes. 
Nepal Pashupatinath Temple - The cremation of a dead body in this sacred Hindu Temple complex. 
Nepal Pashupatinath Temple - The cremation of a dead body in this sacred Hindu Temple complex. 
Nepal Pashupatinath Temple - This Sadhu is famous in Nepal, his face appeared in many Nepali tourist brochures.
Nepal Pashupatinath Temple - This Sadhu is famous in Nepal, his face appeared in many Nepali tourist brochures.  
Nepal Pashupatinath Temple - Another holy men.
Nepal Pashupatinath Temple - Another holy men.
Tibet pass - everywhere in Tibet you can find these flags on the highest travel points.
Tibet pass - everywhere in Tibet you can find these flags on the highest travel points. Blue represents the sky, white represents the air, red symbolizes fire, green symbolizes water, and yellow symbolizes earth. All five colours together signify balance. The mantras printed on the flags are carried on the wind and believed to spread goodwill and positive energy wherever they go. 
Tibet Dram - The first town in Tibet coming from Nepal.
Tibet Dram - The first town in Tibet coming from Nepal.
Tibet near Lhasa - Blind man on his way, led by a young girl.
Tibet near Lhasa. Blind man on his way, led by a young girl. He lost his eyesight because of being snow-blinded. The girl didn't mind to be photographed but is holding her hand to her face because she believed it to be bad to have her face on a photograph.
Tibet Sera Drepung Monastery - The monks debate and recite the Buddhist scriptures with great passion.
Tibet Sera Drepung Monastery - The monks debate and recite the Buddhist scriptures with great passion.
Tibet - Yak roaming around in the countryside, but they are someone's livestock judging by their ear ornaments.
Tibet - Yak roaming around in the countryside, but they are someone's livestock judging by their ear ornaments.
Tibet Samye Monastery - Girl visiting the monastery with her parents. 
Tibet Samye Monastery - Girl visiting the monastery with her parents. 
Tibet Lhasa - Latest fashion in town.
Tibet Lhasa - Latest fashion in town.
Tibet Lhasa - Victim of fashion.
Tibet Lhasa - Victim of fashion.
Tibet Lhasa Potala Palace - Chinese people dressing up as "Tibetan".
Tibet Lhasa Potala Palace - Chinese people dressing up as "Tibetan".
Tibet - Travelers on the road.
Tibet - Travelers on the road.
Tibet on our way to Tidrum Nunnery - These guys helped us the moment our Toyota Cruiser was slipping towards the abyss on the icy road.
Tibet on our way to Tidrum Nunnery - These guys helped us the moment our Toyota Cruiser was slipping towards the abyss on the icy road.
Tibet Lhasa Jokhang Temple - The most sacred Buddhist centre. This is where the pilgrims go, sometimes in full prostration from hundreds of miles away. They circumambulate the Jokhang 3 times and return home the same way. Om Mani Padme Hum.
Tibet Lhasa Jokhang Temple - The most sacred Buddhist centre. This is where the pilgrims go, sometimes in full prostration from hundreds of miles away. They circumambulate the Jokhang 3 times and return home the same way. Om Mani Padme Hum.
Tibet - Chamba our very experienced driver, it is mandatory to rent a car with driver (You need a Chinese drivers license). And you would need the skills to drive a 4WD on icy roads.
Tibet - Chamba our very experienced driver, it is mandatory to rent a car with driver (You need a Chinese drivers license). And you would need the skills to drive a 4WD on icy roads.
Tibet Namtso lake - The only nomad family that was still there.
Tibet Namtso lake - The only nomad family that was still there.
Tibet Namtso lake - Friendly people and it is very nice and warm inside the yurt.
Tibet Namtso lake - Friendly people and it is very nice and warm inside the yurt.
Tibet Namtso lake - Hugh blocks of drifting ice.
Tibet Namtso lake - Hugh blocks of drifting ice.
Tibet Namtso lake - This nun runs a cave guest-house. We were the only tourists, Namtso is a notorious destination. You could be trapped here for months if the pass is closed due to snow. 
Tibet Namtso lake - This nun runs a cave guest-house. We were the only tourists, Namtso is a notorious destination. You could be trapped here for months if the pass is closed due to snow. 
Tibetan landscape, fields with grazing yaks and a massive mountain range in the background.
Tibetan landscape, fields with grazing yaks and a massive mountain range in the background.
Tibet Lhasa - It is important to keep the little ones warm.
Tibet Lhasa - It is important to keep the little ones warm.

photography: Linda Osnabrug & Jan Daniel Wolters 
post-production: Jan Daniel Wolters

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