Thomas L. Kelly is a native of Santa Fe, has lived in Nepal since 1978. Formerly a Peace Corps volunteer and Care Program officer, he has been a renowned professional photographer since 1985 and is now a documentary film maker. He has led cross-cultural trips throughout South Asia and Mongolia. His photographic books include Abbeville's Sacred Landscape and Pilgrimage in Tibet, Tibet: Reflections from the Wheel of Life, The Hidden Himalayas, Fallen Angels-Sex Worker of South Asia, SADHUS: The Great Renouncers, KATHMANDU: City on the Edge of the World, MONGOLIA - The Land of Blue Skies. (www.thomaslkellyphotos.com).
Award-winning photographer Thomas L. Kelly, wife anthropologist and herbalist Carroll Dunham, and their boys Liam 16 and Galen 12 have called the Himalayas home for over twenty-five years. They have produced award-winning films on the Himalayas for BBC, PBS, ITV, Channel 4, National Geographic and CBC. They love nothing more than drinking deep with kindred spirits the spacious inner winds of meditation and Buddhist ritual. For those interested in joining them in Mongolia at Lapis Sky Camp combined with riding fast horses in vast spaces of wilderness with the wind on their cheeks.