Tibetan Religion and Culture

Yaks and Transport

Yaks and Transport
Tibetan Religion and Culture

Yaks and Transport

There are 13 million yaks on the Tibetan Plateau. Before the age of trade and globalization, they were the center of Tibetan life, providing mi...

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Snow
Natural Surroundings and Seasons

Snow

Tibet is sometimes called The Land of Snows, though not all areas of the Plateau see regular snowfall. In Ritoma, winters are too cold for snow...

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Kid's, Hats, Scarves
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Kid's, Hats, Scarves

Joyful and vibrant, like the shrieks of pleasure their little beany-clad wearers emit running through the autumn pasture, their diminutive scar...

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The Lama Visits
Tibetan Religion and Culture

The Lama Visits

Once every few years, Ritoma is host to an important lama, usually from Labrang. It is a great honor for the village and local monastery, whose...

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Colors and Moods of fall
Colors

Colors and Moods of fall

Fall on the grassland slowly brings in an overhaul in mood and color, the endless prairie turning from an exuberant and overwhelming green to a...

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Norlha and Kids
People

Norlha and Kids


Norlha has, from the height of the Plateau, created a universe for the children of the world; a bedroom for dreams, ponchos for play, beanies ...

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Winter Breeze
Natural Surroundings and Seasons

Winter Breeze

Snow comes early and leaves late on the Plateau. It may sound harsh, but snow is the soft side of winter, one that brings moisture to the grass...

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Wind
Natural Surroundings and Seasons

Wind

Noisy and boisterous, Wind on the Tibetan Plateau animates the multitude of prayer flags, transporting with it the luck-bringing wind horse thr...

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Metro Zen
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Metro Zen

Playful and bold, Metro Zen marks the colors of the Plateau fall, its most vibrant season. Summer tries to linger, finding a multitude of ways ...

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Women’s Streetwear
People

Women’s Streetwear

It is fascinating to watch how Tibetan women in and around Amdo have updated their dress to changing times. The chuba, Tibetan men and women pr...

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Reborn
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Reborn

Reborn is red, orange, the exuberant colors of autumn, of the flames that bring warmth in winter. Reborn is the red of monasteries that brings ...

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Norlha's Children
People

Norlha's Children

There is a little group of children, mostly belonging to the Norlha Managers who come and storm the office every day at 4:30 and on Saturdays, ...

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Women on Tibetan Plateau
Natural Surroundings and Seasons

On the Move

Today, people tend to forget how much we, homo sapiens, have always moved from one place to another. Migration, which happened ‘en masse’ for m...

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