Category Archives: Tibet

The “China Narratives Art Exhibition in Chengdu, China

By coincidence, all guests of the Holiday Inn East Century City were invited to visit the 4th annual Chengdu Biennale “China Narratives”…View image… being held in the International Exhibition Center…View image, and arranged by Chengdu Contemporary Art Museum at no

What To See in Hailuogou National Glacier Park (Conch Valley), Sichuan, China

The four of us walked from the Ice Mountain Hotel three short blocks to the gates of Hailuogou National Glacier Park and bought tickets. It costs almost 400 Yuan ($50+ U.S.) for entrance fee, bus and cable car. Hailuogou is

Mao’s Historic Long March Bridge in Luding, China

Mr. Wang continued driving along the Dadu River towards Luding on this not-so-good road…View image. The Chinese Government is amping up construction on a fantastic new highway that will take three more years to complete. They are tunneling through mountains…View

Jiaju (Gyarong) Typical Tibetan Village Outside of Danba, China

Heavy rains last night caused landslides and kept us from visiting the Gyarong village, Chongio and Suopo…View image, originally scheduled on the itinerary and too dangerous to attempt. The only option would have been a very muddy two-hour walk in

Ganze/Ganzi/Kandze to Danba in the Kham Region of China

The different Chinese names for each town drove me crazy. I began to keep the itinerary with me at all times in the Land Cruiser. Today’s destination was Danba, also spelled “Temba” and then Dondup would pronounce the name of

From Derge (Dege) to The Important Monastery City of Ganzi, China

Lunch today was interesting. There was a spicy beef with hot stones (be aware and don’t bite into the stones…you’ll break a tooth) in it to keep it hot and a vegetable dish with what appeared to be “Rice Krispie