Tag: Eastern Tibet

ASIA, CHINA, DESTINATIONS

A journey to Tagong and its grasslands- a green paradise in Eastern Tibet, China

Do you like green rolling hills, covered by endless grasslands, something like in the popular wallpaper of Windows XP? There are a lot of places on Earth with a similar landscape. But some of them are more epic, harsher, and stunning. Some of them look vast, endless, and this is what awakes a longing of a traveler to get lost…

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DESTINATIONS, LIVING GEOGRAPHY

How to explore the Greater Ranges- a journey on the “Roof of the World”

Thе Greater Ranges area is the highest mountain land on the Earth, in the heart of the largest continent- Asia. Here you can find not only the highest peaks in the world, but also the largest lands with the highest average altitude. Its area is larger than Europe and almost 1/4 from Asia. The sources of some of the longest…

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CHINA, DESTINATIONS

Trekking in Genyen Mountain, in the heart of Eastern Tibet

Have you been on several days (and longer) mountain trekking, in a wild and harsh highland? Not in some famous mountains like the Alps, or popular national parks like Yosemite or Banff? Here I mean trekking in a remote, off the beaten area, in a place with almost no tourists. A place, bringing a feeling like you are walking on…

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CHINA, TRAVEL TIPS

HOW TO TRAVEL IN EASTERN TIBET BY CAR

TIBET is one of the “special dream places” on the Earth for traveling, part of the Greater ranges. Most of the people thinking about Tibet usually mean the Tibetan Autonomous region of China, its capital Lhasa, the areas around Everest, Kailash and other places nearby. But actually it is only about 50% of the land of Tibet, including only 40% of…

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