Mani Rimdu Festival – Colours in the Mountains

Mount Everest is synonymous with adventure. The mighty Himalayan mountainscape attracts climbers, tourists, journalists and photographers searching for majestic natural beauty. Once a year (usually in November) all eyes, pens, and cameras turn towards Tengboche, an old Buddhist monastery located on a ridge top 12,687 feet above sea level. Under the full moon, the population explodes from 600 to 15,000 …