Sunday, August 28, 2011

The armchair kora: doing Yading by Google Earth

Yadig Kora - The Shoulder, originally uploaded by jiulong.

There is a fairly impressive level of detail now on Google Earth images for the Yading area. Here's an image I grabbed from the place that we called 'the shoulder' looking back towards Jambeyang (left) and Chanadorje (right). You can see the image from the real world below.
Yading Day 3

Yading Kora - Heaven Lake

Yadig Kora - Heaven Lake, originally uploaded by jiulong.

Compare this Google Earth Image with the 'real thing':

Shenrezig Yading