Pilgrims outside the Jokhang temple in Lhasa.
A buddhist monk in a Nyingma monstery on the slopes of Mount Kailash.
The Aksi Chin Plateau in northwest Tibet near Ali.
Going from Katmandu to the Tibetan border in Nepal, tourists bypass a roadblock. This was one of six Patrick Symmes and Seamus Murphy had to navigate through on this day.
A pilgrim walks around Mount Kailash.
A Nyingma monastery on the slopes of Mount Kailash.
The stairwell of a holy landmark in Lhasa.
Children in a nomadic village in central Tibet.
The Kunlun mountains bordering Tibet and central Asia.
Pilgrims in the Jokhang temple in Lhasa.
The village of Darchen at the foot of Mount Kailash. The mountains of India loom in the distance.
The Potala, the Dalai Lama's winter palace.
Pilgrims around Mount Kailash with the Lakes of Compassion below.
Goat milking by nomads in central Tibet.
Monks at Tashilumpo monastery.