Thiksey Gompa - 17Kms south of Leh
Thiksey seen from the road to Leh
Hemis Gompa - 45Kms south of Leh
Hemis Gompa - The quadrangle yard inside the Gompa
In the Prayer hall
Multi-storey Paryer Hall view
View as we leave Hemis
Shey Gompa - 15Kms south of Leh
Shey Gompa, Leh
Maitreya Buddha at Thiksey Gompa near Leh .... this is a 2 storey high statute. This view from the upper floor showing the large golden head ... with a smile of "inner knowledge"
Thiksey Gompa as seen from the road as we approach the hill it sits on.
View from the top terrace of the Thiksey Gompa
Hemis Gompa - 45 kms south of Leh
View of surrounding mountains ..... from Hemis Gompa
Shey Palace and Gompa .... 15Kms south of Leh .... was the summer palace of King of Ladakh .... now in ruins and restoration work is going on.