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Martin Sojka

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Topic tags/keywords: ladakh trip

Yesterday, we have returned safely from Ladakh after spending two weeks photographing people, culture, monasteries and landscapes in this northernmost region of India. Ladakh is a part of the Jammu and Kashmir state. It’s been a great trip with lots of surprises. I will need a few days to get back to the real life – lots of emails in the inboxes, back to work etc…

Here’s a little preview of my Ladakh series – a picture of the beautiful Matho Gompa. It is a Buddhist monastery founded in the 16th century by Lama Dugpa Dorje and located 26 kilometres southeast of Leh – the capital of Leh District in Ladakh.

Matho Gompa ~ Ladakh, India

Let’s see what happened @LJ in the meantime ;)

-- Martin, http://lumberjocks.com | My Facebook: http://profile.to/msojka


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lilredweldingrod

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#1 posted 1398 days ago

Welcome back, Martin.

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TJ65

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#2 posted 1398 days ago

welcome back,
what a beautiful monastery, cant wait to see more pics!

-- Theresa, https://sites.google.com/site/tmj65treasure/

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#3 posted 1398 days ago

Welcome back. Hope you had a great time.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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559dustdesigns

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#4 posted 1398 days ago

Wow that looks like an interesting place.

-- Aaron - central California "If you haven't got the time to do it right, when will you find the time to do it over?"

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Jamie Speirs

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#5 posted 1398 days ago

Wonderful, look forward to the pictures.
Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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MsDebbieP

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#6 posted 1398 days ago

extraordinary photo and location!
I, too, look forward to seeing more..

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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rance

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#7 posted 1398 days ago

Welcome back Martin. Nice picture. I wonder which one of those windows is to the woodshop.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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Eric_S

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#8 posted 1398 days ago

Welcome back Martin, sounds like you had an awesome trip. I have to agree with Rance though lol.

-- - Eric Indianapolis, IN

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Eric_S

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#9 posted 1398 days ago

Welcome back Martin, sounds like you had an awesome trip. I have to agree with Rance though lol.

-- - Eric Indianapolis, IN

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#10 posted 1398 days ago

welcome back Martin
look forward to see and hear more about your little trip

Dennis

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#11 posted 1398 days ago

I don’t have an account with flckr so couldn’t see but one photo, or at least couldn’t figure out how, but the photo that you have posted is absolutely fantastic. Thanks

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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GMman

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#12 posted 1398 days ago

Welcome back Martin

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woodcrafter47

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#13 posted 1398 days ago

Welcome back

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mmh

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#14 posted 1398 days ago

It sounds like you had a wonderful trip! India has so much history and culture it would be hard to absorb so much in one trip.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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Abbott

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#15 posted 1398 days ago

That’s a great photo. Welcome back!

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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