4. Tarboche Memorial Park (Tibetan) Page 1 of 1
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The entrance sign to the Tarboche Memorial Park located in Baca Grande, which honors the memory of the 1.2 million Tibetans who died as a result of the Chinese invasion and occupation. Also, after 9/11 it was dedicated to all victims of terrorism and oppression.
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The sign explaining the Tarboche Memorial Park.
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The sign explaining the meaning of Tarboche.
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One of many, many cairns, or stacked stones throughout the park, that represent worship and asking for good fortune to be bestowed on the stacker and his/her family.
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Another example of a stacked stone cairn in Tarboche Memorial Park.
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Another cairn in Tarboche Memorial Park.
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An interesting cairn in Tarboche Memorial Park with the Sangre de Cristo (Blood of Christ) Mountains in the background.
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Mom and Joe reading one of the signs in Tarboche Memorial Park.
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Mom, Joe, and Jesse reading one of the signs in Tarboche Memorial Park.
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THe sign memorializing those who died in the Tibetan protest of Chinese occupation in March 24th to 28th 2008.
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A foot path leading through Tarboche Memorial Park demarked by cairns.
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Step lively through the park and watch out for the cacti!
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This cactus looks like a friendly little "gingerbread man" with a heart shaped hand.
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An interesting tree stump framing over a stacked stone cairn with the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in the background.
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Joe viewing one of the cairns on a large rock.
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Joe, Jesse, and Mom reading one of the signs along the foot path in Tarboche Memorial Park.
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A pole with Tibetan prayer flags in the center of Tarboche Memorial Park.
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A cairn in the foreground with the pole and Tibetan prayer flags in the center of Tarboche Memorial Park.
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Mom, Joe, and Jesse reading one of the signs in the center of Tarboche Memorial Park.
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A cairn on top of a stump in Tarboche Memorial Park.
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The small white topped stone on the right cairn was placed by Dad.

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