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„Prayer flags at sacred Fish Tail Mountain, Nepal“

from the gallery of Tom Dempsey

Tibetan Buddhist prayer flags fly from a monument at Annapurna South Base Camp (ABC, at 13,550 feet elevation) in the Annapurna Sanctuary, Nepal. Machhapuchhre (or Machhapuchhare), the Fish Tail Mountain (6997 meters or 22,943 feet elevation) is a sacred peak, illegal to climb, in the Annapurna mountains, part of the Himalaya range. Fog covered the peak until last minute sunbeams broke through clouds for a memorable sunset. Published as double page spread inside the cover of Wilderness Travel 2009 Catalog of Adventures, and in 2009 on Swedish travel outfitter web site Published in "Light Travel: Photography on the Go" book by Tom Dempsey 2009, 2010.

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