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The Island of Nuns

A group of nuns pass by their houses. The nuns’ island of Yarchen Gar is the largest nuns’ residential area in the world. Here, houses topped with meditation cubes form a unique loft structure.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: China
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © JIAN LUO