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Tongren is a largely Tibetan town and county in Qinghai, China. It is called Repkong in Tibetan and has several interesting Tibetan Buddhist temples and gompas. Tongren is known as a center of thangka painting.

This picture was taken during a day out in the area
north of the town. I found this small ensemble of religious buildings quite fascinating, quite original too. They can be found near the Wutong monastery, but I couldn't really figrue out what they represented. Well, nevermind, beauty is enough.

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song title reference: Died Pretty

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Additional Photos by Benny Verbercht (BennyV) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2445 W: 34 N: 4392] (24697)
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