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Tsering Dolma, a friend of the family prepares breakfast in the 200 year old kitchen of Rinchen's house on 2nd June 2009. They run a home stay program in Ulley Valley, a scattered village of only 5 houses, one school, 38 people, 4 school children, and 4 pet dogs. The village is not accessible by road. The homestay program is managed by 'Snow Leopard Conservation Organisation', an NGO that helps families in the mountains that face constant snow leopard attacks on their live stock. Leh town is 3505m above sea level, in the Indian Himalayan mountains, in the region of Ladakh, located in the Indian Himalayas, in the northern state of Jammu and Kashmir. Photo by Suzanne Lee