Unclimbed Tibetan Peaks

Photos by Tamotsu Nakamura - The extraordinary Japanese explorer Tamotsu Nakamura and companions have completed another photographic expedition to the Nyainqentanglha East and Kangri Garpo regions of eastern Tibet. Starting from the town of Qamdo, the team completed a 4,800-kilometer counterclockwise loop, with several forays deep into the mountains, over five weeks in October and November, despite unusually tight controls on foreign visitors to Tibet. Nakamura has been exploring the mountains of eastern Tibet and southwestern China since 1990, sometimes twice a year. Read more.