Tag: Amnye Machen

CHINA, DESTINATIONS

Exploring Amnye Machen, a lonely icy giant on the Great Tibetan Plateau

Far, far away, deep in the highest land on the Earth, there is an endless sea of grass. Large plains and valleys with curving rivers and lakes are followed by rolling hills and mountain passes. Sometimes, yak herds can be seen, scattered somewhere in the cold and fresh emptiness. While you wander on this vast land, suddenly a giant icy…

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CHINA, TRAVEL GUIDES AND STORIES

EASTERN TIBET ROUTE ULTIMATE GUIDE- Part 2

This is the second part of our main Eastern Tibet route ultimate guide, mainly in Qinghai province of China, from Yilhun Lha Tso Lake to Xining.  As we already mentioned in the first part, this route explores two main Tibetan cultural zones: Kham and Amdo. Kham is located in the southeast of Tibet, mainly in Sichuan, as well as parts…

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