Taktsang (Tiger's Nest) Monastery, considered as one of the sacred monasteries in Bhutan.This monastery is perched on a high and steep granite cliff overlooking the northern Paro valley

Taktsang Palphug Monastery (The Tiger's Nest Monastery) A Himalayan Buddhist sacred site and temple complex, located in the cliff side of the upper Paro Valley, Bhutan.

Terraced river valley in Bhutan (Himalayas)

Mu Cang Chai, Vietnam - photo from pixohub; Mù Cang Chải is a rural district of Yên Bái Province, in the Northeast region of Vietnam. Farming is one of the main businesses of the province.

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Taktsang Palphug Monastery a prominent Himalayan Buddhist sacred site and temple complex, located in the cliffside of the upper Paro valley, Bhutan. A temple complex was first built in 1692, around the Taktsang Senge Samdup cave where Guru Padmasambhava is said to have meditated for three months in the 8th century. Padmasambhava is credited with introducing Buddhism to Bhutan and is the tutelary deity of the country. Today

Buddha at Ngyen Khag Taktsang Monastery (fake photo, real place. the caved buddha is fake, but the whole place is real in China)

Yumbulhakang, Tibet's First King's Castle. || @RaloTibetanRugs

Yumbulhakang, Tibet's First King's Castle. Of course look at the land formation very good Fengshui shui

Doksum iron bridge, Bhutan  http://uk.oneworld.net/ezimagecatalogue/catalogue/variations/26603-400x500.jpg

Doksum iron bridge, Bhutan I would be terrified to go on this

Nguyen Khang Taktsang Monastery - Bhutan. Los monjes de Bhután levantan sus monasterios en los lugares más remotos y solitarios. Aseguran así una tierra solitaria durante muchas generaciones para la historia del Dzong.

Suspended in Light by Mary Kay on ~ The Metéora is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece, second only to Mount Athos.

Potala Palace, Tibet

Entering Tibet you feel as though you've entered an entirely different world. The traditional Tibetan culture remains strong and central to the region despite economic development and migration of other Chinese ethnic groups to Lhasa.