A Special Sneak Peek at FABERGE: IMPERIAL JEWELER TO THE TSARS
Temple Murals - Created by a Buddhist monk named Shashi Dhoj Tulachan, a second generation thangka artist living in Tuksche, a remote village located in Mustang, Nepal. Shashi Dhoj Tulachan has devoted much of his life to the restoration of a nearby 18th century gompo (Tibetan monastery) known as the Chhairo Gompa. This collection of nine oversized paintings are on exhibit at the Bowers Museum in California. They are incredibly detailed and vibrant. Check it out before they're gone!
Photograph by Cory Richards An infant and an adult female’s foot (next photo) were among the naturally mummified remains of 30 people discovered in a mortuary cliff cave at Mustang’s Mebrak site in 1995 by German and Nepalese archaeologists
Tibetan Fox - High Altitude Canine
Tibetan foxes live in the barren slopes and stream beds of Asia at altitudes of 9,840–13,120 ft (3,000–4,000 m) in the Mustang District of Nepal, in Tibet and in the Tsinghai, Kansu, and Yunnan regions of China. They make their dens in the nooks and crannies of the boulders. Tibetan foxes are fierce hunters of high plains rodents and pikas (a rabbit-hamster-like mammal).