Kham Tibet

Kham Tibet

November 19th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Kham Tibet

Kham Tibet

The Kham region of Tibet is located in the Chinese provinces of Sichuan, Tibet, Qinghai, and Yunnan. Kham is known for its verdant grasslands, craggy mountains, and pure rivers. The most famous Tibetan horse festivals such as Litang Horse Festival or Yushu Horse Festival  take place every summer in Kham, where Tibetans compete and show […]

Pelyul/ Baiyu དཔལ་ཡུལ

November 19th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Kham Tibet

Pelyul/ Baiyu དཔལ་ཡུལ

Pelyul/Baiyu County Pelyul county (3150m) is a large and rapidly expanding town with great number of Han Chines. The most Khampas with traditional Tibet clothes you see in town are on pilgrimage  from outside  town.  Though the number of Tibetans who live in town getting less but the Pelyul Monastery which located upper side of […]

Dege/Derge སྡེ་དག

November 11th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Kham Tibet

Dege/Derge  སྡེ་དག

  Above pic is taken on the way from Chola Mountain to Dege. Dege is often regarded the heart of Kham Tibet. It lies on the bank of Sugchu River, a tributary of Yantze River. The town of Dege  located next to Dege Gomchen and Parkhang(Dege Printer house) in the Sugchu valley. It takes about […]

Dzochen & Manigango

July 3rd, 2012  |  by  |  published in Kham Tibet

Dzochen & Manigango

Dzochen Monastery This picture is taken in front of Dzochen Monastery retreat center From Sershul take the southwest road to Gartse 30km before reach Manigango, you will see Dzochen township on the right side of the road cross the river. You will reach the Dzochen monastery after going about 2km to the south into the […]

Sershul (Shiqu)

June 30th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Kham Tibet

Sershul/ Shiqu Serchul or Dzachuka is located the bordering of Qinghai and Sichuan province. It’s about 135km east from Jyekundo(Yushu) and 220km west of Manigango. Sershul is found at the upper reaches of Yalong river. The Sershul town itself is not a interesting place, but the outskirt of the town has many nomads people herdering […]

Jyekundo/ Yushu

June 23rd, 2012  |  by  |  published in Kham Tibet

Jyekundo/Yushu སྐྱེ་དགུ་མདོ Jyekundo or Yushu is a mojor Tibetan town located in the northwest region of Kham. Jyekundo town is found along the tributary of the Drichu(Tongtian He), which contribute to upper reach of mighty Yangtse River(Changjiang). It is a town with a long tradition of trade and is as the site of the prestigious […]

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