Wild Animals Double in Tibetan Nature Reserve

  The populations of wild Tibetan antelopes, donkeys and yaks in Changtang Nature Reserve in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region have roughly doubled thanks to effective protection efforts in the past 20 years. With an average altitude of more than 5,000 meters, the Qiangtang Nature Reserve has an area of 298,000 square km. It became…

December 12, 2013 BY Kunga

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Black-Necked Cranes-Unique Scenery in Winter

  Now people can find traces of rare wild birds such as black-necked cranes and bar-headed geese at many places of Tibet, i.e. the Lhalu Wetland, natural reserves at the middle reaches of Yarlung Zangbo River, Maizhokunggar County etc. Each winter, tourists and amateur photographers are lured to Tibet by the scenery when herds of…

December 12, 2013 BY Kunga

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One of World’s Purest Areas-Tibet

  The Tibet Plateau is the third-cleanest area in the world in terms of its environment, after the South Pole and North Pole. It has a clean and transparent atmospheric environment. If you ever come to this place, you may tell yourself that this is what heaven looks like. Come and have a journey in…

December 11, 2013 BY Kunga

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Amazing Thangka of Tibet

  Thangka is the Tibetan word for art images created on rolls of silk or satin. The art form recreates Tibetan anecdotes or folk customs and images of the Buddha. It’s an art handed down over a thousand years. It’s listed as a part of China’s Cultural Heritage. When traveling in Tibet, you can see…

December 11, 2013 BY Kunga

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Seeking Tsangyang Gyatso’s Hometown-Lebugou

  Here is the place inhabited by the Monba people. It is the place bounded by Bhutan and India and is the oxygen bar on the plateau. It is also the original eco-tourist resort nearest the city of Lhasa. Currently, the area is only open to domestic guests. Maybe it is the hometown of Tsangyang…

December 10, 2013 BY Kunga

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Passionate Red-Damxung Horse Racing Festival

  When the young men dressed in horseman clothes and flat-topped caps with red tassels come to take part in the festival, their horses are all dressed up beautifully. The bright red saddles forms a line of red rays, shining on the girls and audience who are there watching the game. The flaming passion can…

December 10, 2013 BY Kunga

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Searching Antiques in Tibet

  In search for rare antiques in Tibet, a natural and predestined opportunity is quite necessary. Everything in the Tibetan land, a log, a stone, a Thangka, a musical instrument, or a Buddha statue, is filled with craftsmen’s spirituality. So, the objects you have collected selectively and those which are filled with wisdom will always…

December 5, 2013 BY Kunga

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Wild Party in Shoton Festival

  In Shoton Festival, not only Tibetan men, but also women are born warriors. Horse-racing, tug of war, yak-race, rock-lifting… It is this festival that provides a chance to express everyone’s pride and make such a hot day. Let’s go to join the festival and have a wild party!

December 5, 2013 BY Kunga

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The Mystery of Temple of Lord Guan Yu in Lhasa

  Red-faced Guan Yu in the Temple of Lord Guan Yu on Mopan Mountain in Lhasa has turned from a brace warrior into “Garan Buddha”. He is guarding Tibet in the temple with good combination of both Han and Tibetan elements. I wonder why Lord Guan Yu in the central China has moved to Tibet.…

December 4, 2013 BY Kunga

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Go to Tibet for A Wild Play

When you come to Lhasa, your 5 senses will be completely conquered. Your eyes can see the magnificent Potala Palace glittering under the blue sky and white clouds; your nose can smell the fresh fragrance of the land soaked with barley aroma; your taste buds can taste the sweet and delicious butter tea; your ears…

December 4, 2013 BY Kunga

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