we met this local woman with her sickle on our way to sanga choeling monastery in pelling. she was enjoying the warm sunlight and her maroon shawl was increasing the color quotient quite well here.
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a monk poses for photo at sangachoelling monastery near pelling, sikkim. this monastery is situated at 7000 feet and can be only reached by climbing steep on an unpaved road.
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a monk walks downhill near sanga choeling monastery in pelling, sikkim.
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an elderly local woman lights up fire in order to pay homage in traditional sikkimese way.
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holy fire being lightened up in a small temple in north sikkim.
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