Following our successful eclipse viewing, we left the tour group to go to Tibet (see full trip photos) where we again were lucky with the weather. The
and relatively warm weather even at the high altitudes of Tibet allowed me to even do some
Even when the weather was cloudy, there were some bonus moments. Here, the optical phenomenon known
as the "Glory"
was briefly visible when a thin bank of clouds blew through the high pass we had stopped at to view
a Himalayan panorama of 8000+ meter peaks.
Eventually, we did see all three peaks (Makalu, Everest, and Cho Oyu), though not all at the same