Stupa at  Llogoan, Manaslu

Stupa at Llogoan, Manaslu

Llogoan was some seven days walk from the nearest road. It appeared to have lots of money to build a brand new stupa and monestry. The architecture unusually had a very Chinese feel about it . It almost looked as though it was made out of Candy . The village was very close to the Chinese controlled Tibetan border . Trade over the border seemed to be busy-I saw several herders with 15-20 yaks each laden with heavy hardwood planks heading over the high pass to Tibet. Apparantly wood is traded over the border for rice,western clothes and perhaps building material? Sadly this logging trade has had a negative impact on the landscape. Deforestration is a big problem in Nepal.
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Stupa at  Llogoan, Manaslu

Stupa at Llogoan, Manaslu

Llogoan was some seven days walk from the nearest road. It appeared to have lots of money to build a brand new stupa and monestry. The architecture unusually had a very Chinese feel about it . It almost looked as though it was made out of Candy . The village was very close to the Chinese controlled Tibetan border . Trade over the border seemed to be busy-I saw several herders with 15-20 yaks each laden with heavy hardwood planks heading over the high pass to Tibet. Apparantly wood is traded over the border for rice,western clothes and perhaps building material? Sadly this logging trade has had a negative impact on the landscape. Deforestration is a big problem in Nepal.
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