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Picture Book: Tengboche Monastory, Mount Everest and Ama Dablan, November 2000.

Tengboche Monastory with a ceremonial reception for the Lama of Junbesi. Mount Everest (8848 m, left) and Ama Dablan (6800 m, right) in the back ground.

We are waiting for the army helicopter, the head Lama of Nepal is arriving. He lives in a monastory in Junbesi, about 4 days walking from here, close to the airstrip of Paphlu, or some 60 km as the crow flies.

All monks are dressed up in their finest clothes, the bells ready to ring and the horns ready to blow.

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