1x80 min Feature Documentary & 1x47 min TV Version / Format HD Funders: National Geographic International, TG4, Irish Film Board
On a breathtaking journey through the high Himalaya, this film follows a clan
of Buddhist yak herders on a two-month odyssey unmatched anywhere on the planet.
Starting from the nomad's tiny village close to the Tibetan border, viewers
will shadow the group through a soaring landscape, traversing the highest mountain
passes in the world, until the exhausted caravaneers eventually reach their
destination - the lowland valleys of Southern Nepal. Here they trade their
goods for supplies to see them through another savage Himalayan winter. The
entire existence of the people known as the Dolpo-pa revolves around this journey.
©2009 Stephen McKeon