Category Archives: Gansu

The Monks of Xiahe’s Labrang Monastery

There are a lot of places we love in China, but Xiahe is definitely one of our favorites. The atmosphere of being utterly saturated by an amazing collection of Tibetan Buddhist monks is both disarming and inspiring. Xiahe, part of the Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture located on the southern edge of Gansu Province, is home Continue Reading »

Faith in Langmusi

Langmusi is a small town in the Amdo region of China’s Tibetan Plateau. The town, which rests at 3,345 meters above sea level, is bifurcated by the Sichuan and Gansu Province border. While Langmusi is best known for the vast grasslands that surround the town, Langmusi also represents a unique dialectic created by all of Continue Reading »