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Qinghai Lake/青海湖


One of the most well-known places to explore in Qinghai would undoubtedly be Qinghai Lake. It’s also one of the most congested places, depending on what time of year you go. 363 more words


The Language and Logic of Mr. Zeng Rong

Almost a month after Dr. Lobsang Sangay, the President of the Central Tibetan Administration published an article[1] in The Guardian about the need to change the flawed environmental policies in Tibet, Mr. 667 more words

I'm Back! 回来了!

As my previous post suggested, I went a-traveling this summer to Qinghai and Tibet Autonomous Region. It was an incredible trip that left me with deep impressions and a desire to go back. 42 more words


South-East Qinghai 

From Xining, I made my way south to Southern-Qinghai:

  • Kumbum Monastery (塔尔寺)
  • Guide (贵德)
  • Tongren (同仁)

    The Kumbum Monastery (Taersi, 塔尔寺) was built in 1577 on hallowed ground, the birthplace of the founder of an important Buddhist sect. 374 more words


    Qinghai Lake 

    So the next destination was Qinghai Province, the second biggest province in China, larger than any country in the EU, but only having 5.6 million inhabitants. 521 more words


    Qinghai: Canola Flower Season!

    I had been hyping up this reunion for the longest time- between Ana and Monique (from Taipei) – and Monica and Fox ( 785 more words

    Peace Corps

    Citizen Science on the Tibetan Plateau

    Every once in a while in life, something happens to make us feel good, that reinforces our faith in human nature and gives us a renewed sense of purpose.   1,696 more words