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The place resembled a Swiss hamlet except that over each house towered a slim
pole from which fluttered prayer flags, or wind pictures as the Tibetans call them.
The printed religious texts on prayer flags are intended as talismans, invoking ...
It is occupied by Tibetans, over sixty thousand of whom fled into Nepal and India
after the Chinese forcefully annexed their country in 1959 and 1960. Dhorpatan,
also a Tibetan village, still lies an hour ahead. A snarling Tibetan mastiff, black ...
No Tibetan wants to carry, reports Jang-bu later, but several men of the Kami
Mangar tribe agree to come, accepting an advance in pay as a form of agreement
. By afternoon the weather deteriorates, dark clouds first smashing through a gap
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Path to the Mountains
Mountains in the Desert
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