Riding, Relaxing, Admiring & Enjoying.....
4.10.07 - 21.10.07
The motorbike tour to Shnagri-la has been finished for a long time. But too many work to do in past three months.
It's a happy tour, with good team leader, good guide, and good group member...and also a good route. It's really very interesting. I saw many Tibetan houses, they are very different from the houses we usually see in the cities, they are quiet, peaceful and also beautiful. And Tibetan people are hospitallity, we enjoyed the Tibetan food, as the Tibetan tea, yak meat, fungus and many other delicious food.
En route, we saw many Tibetan rode the motorbike, they said the motorbike is much conveniet than the car, for most of the road they will pass by is the moutain road, sometimes the road condition is not that good and the way is too long...so the motorbike is the best choice.
And we aslo saw the horse team, people here always using the horse to deliver the goods or other things, it's the main transportation way and cheap and convenient.
After leaving the Kham area in Sichuan, we went to Yunnan province, there are many famous beauty spots, such as Lijiang, Lugu Lake, Sifang Street, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Tiger Leeping Gorge, all these beauty spots were in our itinerary.
I want to show you the photoes of this trip, want to share my happiness with you!
This is Taoping Qiang Stockaded Village. It is in Li County administrated by Aba Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture.
The whole stockaded village has 98 families. It is a "Living Fossil" for keeping construction culture and art for original Qiang Nationality Stockaded Village, and is reputed as "Mysterious Orient Age-old Castle".
The peopel here regard the white stone as their God, and they put the white stone on the top of their houses.
This is Danba Jiaju Tibetan Stockaded Village, which lies on the riverside of the first region of Dadu River--7km in north of Zhanggu Town of Danba, and it is located on the traverse mountain in Ganzi Tibet Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan, China.
Houses in Jiaju Tibetan Nationality Stockaded Village are distinctive in Tibetan type. One family lives in one pavilion. Generally, pavilions back on the norht and face the south. Three to five were set up together, or one stood away from the group. The pavilion occupies about 200sq.km. It is over 15 meters high made by stones and woods. The existing patterns of Jiaju Tibetan Village has been ranked at the top of "Ranking List of China's Six Most Beautiful Villages and Ancient Towns" in "Ranking List of China Most Beautiful Places" sponsored by China National Geography magazine.
This is Choede Gompa (Changqingchuke'er Monastery in Chinese) in Litang County. Litang(elevation of 4014m) is called the "World Highest City".