Tibetan pilgrims’ day out at the heavenly lake Namtso

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Tibetan people visit Namtso lake in the Tibet Autonomous Region, China. (REUTERS)

Tibetan people visit Namtso lake in the Tibet Autonomous Region, China. (REUTERS)

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It is a four-hour drive from Lhasa at an altitude of around 4,718m (15,479 ft) above sea level. (REUTERS)

It is a four-hour drive from Lhasa at an altitude of around 4,718m (15,479 ft) above sea level. (REUTERS)

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A Tibetan woman carries a child as they visit Namtso lake. Itis not only the highest saltwater lake in the world but also considered sacred, attracting throngs of devotees and pilgrims. (REUTERS)

A Tibetan woman carries a child as they visit Namtso lake. Itis not only the highest saltwater lake in the world but also considered sacred, attracting throngs of devotees and pilgrims. (REUTERS)

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A Tibetan looks at the camera as other one prostrates himself at the lake. (REUTERS)

A Tibetan looks at the camera as other one prostrates himself at the lake. (REUTERS)

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Tourist take pictures of Tibetan people and their yaks as they visit Namtso lake. (REUTERS)

Tourist take pictures of Tibetan people and their yaks as they visit Namtso lake. (REUTERS)

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A man stands at shores of Namtso lake. (REUTERS)

A man stands at shores of Namtso lake. (REUTERS)

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A Tibetan woman sits in front of a house built in a rock at the shores of Namtso lake. (REUTERS)

A Tibetan woman sits in front of a house built in a rock at the shores of Namtso lake. (REUTERS)

PUBLISHED ON NOV 19, 2015 07:29 PM IST
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