In a stunning new book, National Geographic photographer Michael Yamashita takes viewers along a historic trade route high up in the Tibetan Plateau. In-person appearance at Asia Society Hong Kong this Thursday, October 25.
Current tensions — including Tibetan monks and nuns using self-immolation as a form of protest — are not going to disappear without some concession from China's government, says a leading Tibet expert.
YamzhogYumco lake is one of the three sacred lakes in Tibet, located 150km south of Lhasa where the Himalayan and Kangdese Ranges meet. Photo taken on August 12, 2010. (National Capital Commission /Flickr)
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