People I Saw/Met


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September 12th 2013
Published: September 29th 2013
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The best part about traveling alone is that you are never really "alone". Observing the locals along the way, forming travel groups with complete strangers and talking to people sitting next to you on a long bus ride can be quite fulfilling and memorable.


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A Young Shepherd Girl with Hundreds of SheepA Young Shepherd Girl with Hundreds of Sheep
A Young Shepherd Girl with Hundreds of Sheep

Our driver told me that shepherd boys are much more common in Tibet, but this girl is obviously experienced and trusted. She successfully managed a flock of over 400 head on a rather crowed road.
A Young Shepherd Girl with Hundreds of Sheep A Young Shepherd Girl with Hundreds of Sheep
A Young Shepherd Girl with Hundreds of Sheep

Our driver told me that shepherd boys are much more common in Tibet, but this girl is obviously experienced and trusted. She successfully managed a flock of over 400 head on a rather crowed road.
A Young Shepherd Girl with Hundreds of Sheep A Young Shepherd Girl with Hundreds of Sheep
A Young Shepherd Girl with Hundreds of Sheep

Our driver told me that shepherd boys are much more common in Tibet, but this girl is obviously experienced and trusted. She successfully managed a flock of over 400 head on a rather crowed road.
A Young Shepherd Girl with Hundreds of SheepA Young Shepherd Girl with Hundreds of Sheep
A Young Shepherd Girl with Hundreds of Sheep

Our driver told me that shepherd boys are much more common in Tibet, but this girl is obviously experienced and trusted. She successfully managed a flock of over 400 head on a rather crowed road.
A Local Farmer Proud of His PecansA Local Farmer Proud of His Pecans
A Local Farmer Proud of His Pecans

"You can taste as much as you want. Don't feel obliged to purchase anything, if you don't like it."
A Local Farmer Proud of His PecansA Local Farmer Proud of His Pecans
A Local Farmer Proud of His Pecans

"You can taste as much as you want. Don't feel obliged to purchase anything, if you don't like it."
A Tibetan Man Enjoying Some Afternoon ReadingA Tibetan Man Enjoying Some Afternoon Reading
A Tibetan Man Enjoying Some Afternoon Reading

Thought it might be a prayer book or something like that, but turned out to a Samsung smartphone. Guess I underestimated the charm and penetration of modern technology again.
A Tibetan Man Enjoying Some Afternoon ReadingA Tibetan Man Enjoying Some Afternoon Reading
A Tibetan Man Enjoying Some Afternoon Reading

Thought it might be a prayer book or something like that, but turned out to a Samsung smartphone. Guess I underestimated the charm and penetration of modern technology again.
Two Tibetan Kids Doing Homework in A PavilionTwo Tibetan Kids Doing Homework in A Pavilion
Two Tibetan Kids Doing Homework in A Pavilion

The pavilion is located at a popular tourist attraction in Tibet. Two kids were doing homework, while their parents selling souvenirs nearby. (You can only concentrate when you are in a library?? Shame on you!!)
Two Tibetan Kids Doing Homework in A PavilionTwo Tibetan Kids Doing Homework in A Pavilion
Two Tibetan Kids Doing Homework in A Pavilion

The pavilion is located at a popular tourist attraction in Tibet. Two kids were doing homework, while their parents selling souvenirs nearby. (You can only concentrate when you are in a library?? Shame on you!!)


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