Mt Everest in the background of a snow covered glacial landscape in the Himalayan mountains, Nepal. A lone tea house in the foreground.
Everest Base Camp route.
Aprox. 5000 meters altitude, close to Gorak Shep.
April 19th, 2015.
a very dark staircase... until we put tea lights leading up the stairs. I hung my camera upside down to get this shot. at the top would be a lovely skylight but due to manor house being derelict it is boarded up.
The Khaju Bridge with arches illuinated at night, built c. 1650 by the Persian Safavid king, Shah Abbas II, spanning the Zayandeh River to link the Khaju quarter with the Zoroastrian quarter, Isfahan, Iran. Serving as both a bridge and a weir, it also functions as a building, originally housing a tea house and public meeting hall. It is 133m long with 24...
Mandre village, Gorkha, Nepal. .This old man takes a break to have some tea while he is rebuilding a shelter for his family. His house was completely destroyed in the earthquake. He is building a temporary wooden shelter to prepare for the monsoon. .May 7, 2015.
A young boy watches an old Uzbek woman, probably his grandmother, put a steaming hot glass of tea to her lips; in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
The youngster holds a pot aloft and offers the woman, with a red woollen scarf over her head, another refill. It is a sunny April day, in Central Asia, but far from warm.
Open-air Uzbek tea houses can be found in many...
Wenshu Temple Teahouse - In addition to the halls and gardens this Tang Dynasty Buddhist temple also has a popular tea house that offers an insightful window of Chengdu daily life as it is frequented by locals who play games of chess, read or just chat with family and friends.
Wenshun Pagoda Teahouse Mural - Wenshun is Chengdu's largest and best-preserved Buddhist places of worship. Originally known as Xinxinang Temple, it was renamed after a Buddhist monk who lived there in the late 17th century.