Tag: Tibet

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, DESTINATIONS

A journey to Yushu, in the wildest part of Eastern Tibet

A vast highland of rolling hills, covered by endless grasslands, under the deep blue sky with white clouds. Everlasting silence until the horizon and beyond it interrupted only by scattered Tibetan nomadic families with their yak herds. Curving river valleys through the wilderness, and probably some lonely Tibetan stupa hidden somewhere around. And all this between around 4000 to 5000…

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ASIA, CHINA, DESTINATIONS

Discover Yilhun Lhatso in Chola Mountain- a fantastic hidden gem in Eastern Tibet

The eastern part of Tibet, the magnificent land on the “Roof of the World” is full of stunning views, endless grasslands, snowy mountains, and unique Tibetan culture. It also hides a lot of fantastic beautiful gems, deep and far in its off the beaten areas- in places where you can’t see and hear anything else but the virgin highland nature…

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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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