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19 September 2012

Sky Caves of Nepal

Cliffside caves in the former kingdom of Mustang are giving up their secrets

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Photograph by Cory Richards

Ted Hesser enters a maze of rooms in a looted cave near Chuksang. Originally used as burial chambers, these caves became primarily living quarters around a thousand years ago. By the 15th century most people had moved into traditional villages.

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