Gallery: The Tea Road to Lhasa by Photographer Michael Yamashita

This Thursday, October 25, National Geographic photographer Michael Yamashita joins Asia Society Hong Kong to discuss his newest book, Shangri-La [along the tea road to Lhasa].  The stunning photographs in this 272-page, full-color publication present a narrative of the historic Tea-Horse Road that stretches from Yunnan Province in southwestern China into the Tibet Autonomous Region.

Click through the gallery above to see frames from Yamashita's new book, and click here for more information about his upcoming appearance in Hong Kong. Photo captions are adapted from the photographer's blog.

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Liz Flora is a contributor to Asia Blog. She has a master's degree in East Asian Languages and Cultures from Columbia University.