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Tibet

prayer flags
15
Jul

CHOEKOR DUCHEN FESTIVAL

Choekor Duchen festival in Tibet is one of the four great seasonal festivals. They are numerous festivals celebrated by the Tibetan and the most important four seasonal festivals celebrated by all Tibetan Buddhists are Losar (Tibetan New Year), Saga Dawa (a month where Buddha was born, enlightenment and death), and Choekor Duchen (Buddha gave teachings...
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Potala Palace
19
Jun

What to see in Tibet?

You might have heard about Tibet’s unique culture and its beautiful landscapes. I have been traveling around Tibet for many years, and here I will share some of the best things to do in Tibet and unique places to visit. I hope it’ll inspire you to travel to Tibet. What to see in Tibet? Most...
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Yushu horse racing festival
08
Jun

Yushu Horse Racing Festival 2021

Where is Yushu? Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture is located in southern Qinghai province on the northern Tibetan Plateau with an elevation of around 3,700 m (12,100 ft). It is 500 miles from Xining (the capital of Qinghai Province). Yushu has a population of 300,000 people and is over 95% Tibetan. The prefecture has an area of 188,794 square...
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Jokhang Temple in Lhasa
21
Oct

Things to do in Barkhor street

Barkhor Street is located in Lhasa’s heart, encircling the Jokhang temple in the old district of Lhasa. It is said that in 647, King Songtsen Gampo built the Jokhang temple. Jokhang is one of the first and old temples built in Tibet. Religiously, Barkhor street is actually a one-way circled praying road around the Jokhang...
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