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Lhasa: as seen from the outskirts

Late last week tried to get a sense of the snow conditions on the top of Mount Fuji – the official climbing season starts in July but the pre-season provides an opportunity to beat the crowds and perhaps, heh, catch a little powder on the way down. Whilst ‘everything’ is only a Google away therein lies the rub for the hurried researcher – you not only want the most appropriate site, but want the data in a sufficiently familiar format – from language to layout. The quick and dirty solution? Search Flickr for Mount Fuji sorted by date.

Photo? Rains rolling in over Lhasa.