Wedding on the Pasture
Ritoma

Wedding on the Pasture

In mid-August, Norden Camp hosted its first wedding, that of our friends Lili Liu and Blake Civiello. More than friends, really, Lili is a Memb...

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Picnic Time
Ritoma

Picnic Time

Another year, another picnic. Since 2007, Norlha has prided itself with offering a yearly, three day picnic to all its employees and their fami...

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Norlha weekend at Norden
Ritoma

Norlha weekend at Norden

Each year, at the beginning of the season, the Norlha’s managing team enjoys a weekend at Norden, a time for relaxation and engagement outside ...

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CELLPHONE ON THE PLATEAU
Ritoma

CELLPHONE ON THE PLATEAU

Tibetans are a people on the move. The endless space of the windswept Plateau required seasonal migration of domesticated sheep and yak and enc...

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Norlha in Shangri la
Clothing

Norlha in Shangri la

This Spring, Norlha is opening a new store in Gyethang, better known nowadays as Shangri la, a Tibetan Prefecture in Yunnan Province. The area ...

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Norlha Women in Ritoma
Ritoma

Norlha Women in Ritoma

Traditionally, Ritoma women were immersed in nomadic life. Larger families had up to six hundred animals, and the women bore the brunt of the h...

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A Norlha Marriage
Ritoma

A Norlha Marriage

Nyingkar Dolma was 25 when she married Jamyang Dondup last fall. It was a traditional marriage arranged by a matchmaker. Jamyang is from Ritoma...

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In the Spirit of Valentine
Ritoma

In the Spirit of Valentine

Most marriages in Ritoma are arranged by the families. When a young man or woman come to age, which is very early, their parents begin to look ...

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