Aksai Monastery – Gates to heaven

By |2018-05-04T18:58:31+00:00December 14th, 2017|Categories: One Picture+One Story|Tags: , , , , , , |

Above 1,600m the forest gives way to dark green spruces and firs. The trail crosses a small stream with reportedly the best water in the area, and then begins up the pine covered mountain that the monastery tops. This part of the route is quite steep but is very well maintained with steps and ladders [...]