Flags in winter - SupChina

Flags in winter

Prayer flags are flying in Jiuzhaigou National Park, located on the edge of the Tibetan Plateau. According to Tibetan tradition, it is best to hang the flags on sunny but windy days. They are used as symbols of peace, compassion, and wisdom.

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Michael Yamashita

Michael Yamashita is an award-winning photographer who has been shooting for National Geographic magazine for more than 30 years. He specialized in Asia after spending seven years in the region following his graduation from Wesleyan University.