is commonly referred to as ‘THE ROOF OF THE WORLD’. It is situated on the highest plateau where the average elevation is 16,000ft. The climate in this remote location is as harsh and unforgiving as any found on earth – conditions can range from 100 degrees Fahrenheit in the summer to below zero in winter. It is located between India and China, surrounded by the Himalayan Mountains on three sides and China on the fourth. Tibet is a Buddhist country, the monasteries of which can be found perched on the mountainside.