A Yak by Tsomgo Lake - Sikkim
This yak is ready for someone to hop on for a ride to go along Tsomgo Lake (Tsongmo Lake) in Sikkim.
View of Mt. Khangchendzonga - Yuksom, Sikkim
An early morning view of snow-capped Mt. Khangchendzonga from our hotel room in Yuksom, Sikkim.
Expressive Eyes - Sikkim
Taken at a village school outside of Yuksom in Sikkim.
Wise and Smiling - Yuksom, Sikkim
Taken on a trek outside of Yuksom in Sikkim.
Terraced Fields and Village - Sikkim
A view from above of the terraced agrilcultural fields in the hills outside Yuksom, Sikkim.
Gathering Firewood - Sikkim
Collecting firewood for cooking in a village outside of Yuksom in Sikkim.
Holding on Tight to Mom - Sikkim
Taken in a village outside of Yuksom in Sikkim.
A Chorten by Tsomgo Lake - Sikkim
Tsongmo Lake (Tsomgo Lake) is in the very north of Sikkim several hours away from Gangtok.
Curious School Kids - Sikkim
After a bit of time with the kids, they began to get more interested in us and less afraid. Taken at a village outside of Yuksom in Sikkim.
View of a Village in Sikkim
Homes and fields are built into the hillside in a village outside of Yuksom in Sikkim.
Weaving Away - Sikkim
This elderly man from a village outside of Yuksom in Sikkim stays busy weaving a basket.
Pemayangtse Gompa - Pelling Sikkim
Prayer flags lead up to Pemayangtse Gompa, one of Sikkim's oldest and most significant Nyingmapa gompas - located near Pelling.
Adorable Pout - Sikkim
Khecheopalri Gompa - Sikkim
A view of Khecheopalri Gompa above Lake Khecheopalri in Sikkim.
Students on the Way Home - Sikkim
Taken during a trek around Yuksom in Sikkim.
Going On a Yak Ride - Tsomgo Lake, Sikkim
The yak doesn't look to happy...
Steamed Veggie Momos - Darjeeling, India
A plate of steamed vegetable momos with hot sauce on the way from Sikkim to Darjeeling, India.
A Sikkim Sort of Cowboy - Tsomgo Lake
A cowboy-style hat seems to be popular at Tsomgo Lake (Tsongmo Lake) in Sikkim.
Working the Land - Sikkim
All the agriculture in the hills outside of Yuksom in Sikkim is done by hand.
Agathe and Her New Friend - Sikkim
Our fellow hiker found a new friend in this baby goat in a village outside of Yuksom in Sikkim.
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