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Pilgrim southeast of Jin ka si on Highway 317 from Leiwuqi [Racaka]

The pilgrim has been on the road for 18 months from Qinghai. He is making his way to Lhasa by prostrating himself every seven steps. 35 mm. color slide.

Pilgrim southeast of Jin ka si on Highway 317 from Leiwuqi [Racaka]

Photograph by David E. Boufford, (1941- )
Jin ka si, Dêngqên Xian, Tibet, China
August 8, 2000

A larger version of this image is available in Hollis Images.

David Boufford is a Senior Research Scientist at Harvard University Herbaria, a visiting scientist at the Arnold Arboretum, and a specialist on vascular plants of Asia. Since 1997, he has worked on determining the western and southern boundaries of the Hengduan Mountain hotspot while continuing to collect specimens of vascular plants, bryophytes, and fungi. Dr. Boufford has also done fieldwork in Bhutan, Japan, South Korea, Nepal, and Taiwan.

Copyright © 2000-2003 David E. Boufford

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