Few places on our around the world trip compare to the natural splendor of Tibet. Known as the “Roof of the world” and “The Third Pole” on earth, the average elevation in Tibet is more than 12,000 feet above sea level on a land mass four times the size of Texas.
The plateau is full of mountains, rivers and lakes which offer spectacular scenery. But that’s just half the draw. Because of the remoteness of the land, the people of Tibet have cultivated unique ethnic traditions, folklore and ways of life. Click below for a glimpse of of the dramatic Tibetan landscapes and one of Tibet’s most sacred traditions in action, Buddhists postrating in front of a temple.