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the Yaqing Temple, Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, China
July 20, 2015

River of Ten Thousand Souls

Dwellings housing Tibetan Buddhist nuns flank Yaqing Temple in China’s Garzê Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture. Your Shot member Thierry Bornier traveled here after learning about it from a friend. Relatively undiscovered, the place’s beauty remains untouched by modernism and tourism, he says. He spent four days near the temple to capture this image with a blue sky and big white clouds in order to give the landscape a 3-D quality. This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our storytelling community where members can take part in photo assignments, get expert feedback, be published, and more. Join now »
Photograph by Thierry Bornier, National Geographic Your Shot

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