At an altitude of over 4,000 metres where trees (& therefore wood) doesn't grow, this Buddhist community has to undergo a horrific but sadly necessary burial routine to avoid the spread of diseases & attracting predators. The unenviable task of "undertaker" goes to the only non-Buddhist in the village.

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