activecarbon - Blogs of Hao Wang

Vegetables, Road to Tibet, and Tibetan Dogs

The immigration of Han Chinese to Tibet brought aid, technology, and know-how to Tibet. Most notable along the way from Lhasa airport to Lhasa city are the green houses for vegetables and water melons. My tour guide, Xiao Xu, told me that before this wave of immigration, Tibet produce very little vegetable, so that when …

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Doctor Xie

She is among the first going to medical school after the Cultural Revolution. At age 16, she passed the exams and went to one of the best medical schools in China, where she met her future husband. While many of her classmates eventually went abroad and pursued new lives in the Western world, earning good …

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Thangka and Shakyamuni

Tibetan are good at using minerals. They use minerals for medicine, construction, and painting. The art form of using mineral is the Thangka painting. The gold color comes from the fine gold dust, the blue color from the fine blue gem dust, and the green color from the fine green gem dust, so on and …

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