April 20, 2019
Nature on the Tibetan Plateau takes time to awake from its slumber. Snow continues to alternate with sun and the pasture gradually morphs from brown to an increasingly assertive shade of green. Baby animals are born, the wind’s bite will lessen, and soon, the marmots will venture out and we will know the first flowers will soon bloom. Ritoma has no trees, but in the lower areas, famers tend to their fields and peach trees burst into bloom.