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  • Colorful prayer flag trees boost festival atmosphere in Lhasa

    By Lucia Su
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    As the most ceremonious festival in Tibet approaches- the Tibetan New Year, or Losar- Tibetan residents begin to prepare for the festival by making colorful prayer flag trees, a custom reflecting their good wishes for the New Year.
  • Traditions and taboos in Losar

    By Mirenda Wu
    On the first day of Losar (Tibetan New Year), it is tradition for housewives to wake up early,around 5 o'clock, in order to prepare highland barley wine for the whole family.
  • Qinghai Lake - the largest salt water lake in China

    Qinghai Lake, the largest salt water lake in China, lies in the Northeast of Qinghai Province. "Qinghai" means a blue sea in Mongolian. It is a fascinating inland alpine lake in Northwest China.
  • Spring couplets popular in Lhasa

    By Karen Lin
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    With the Tibetan New Year approaching, famous Tibetan and Chinese calligraphers go to communities and write Tibetan and Chinese couplets for local residents in Lhasa.
  • Daily life in northern Sichuan

    A little Tibetan girl and her family members eat at a restaurant in the city of Dujiangyan in Sichuan Province in southwest China.
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Lens on picturesque Dzari Township in Tibet
Dzari Township, 2,800 meters above the sea level, is located in Luntse County of Lhoka Prefecture, southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region.
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