This past week marked the 50th anniversary of the failed 1959 Tibetan uprising that plunged an ancient and magestic culture into the long and relentless hellrealm of Chinese occupation. A tension filled milestone marked by prayer vigils, protests and observances.
Some years ago I took myself on a pilgrimage to 'the rooftop of the world'. I learned more than words or images can convey regarding the steadfastness of the human spirit and the ability to endure.
Here I post a few of my journal pages to honor the Tibetan people and their culture and the passing of their mystical ways.
The Naturalists' Notebook
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