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Dance in colorful costumes

Monks dressed in warrior gear reenact a battle scene during a traditional dance event in Garzê Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture…

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Prayer flags near mountain lake

Prayer flags near Lake Nam, in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. This salt lake is the largest body…

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Mask dancing in Tibet

Monks wearing colorful costumes and masks perform traditional dances during the annual festival of Gedong at Dong Zhu…

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Prayer wheel

Tibetans spin a giant golden prayer wheel in a Buddhist monastery. According to Tibetan Buddhist tradition, spinning a prayer…

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Buddhist stupas under white snow mountain

Buddhist stupas — monuments that contain the remains of Buddhist monks or nuns — line up in Deqin County,…

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Villagers in red clothing

A group of Tajik villagers — many of whom are kids in red traditional clothing — carry water back…

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Largest outdoor elevator in the world

Bailong Elevator, or Hundred Dragons Elevator, seen afar in the photo, is built on a mountain cliff in Wulingyuan…

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Tea picking in Sichuan

A farmer picks tea in the tea fields of Sichuan Agricultural University in Ya’an, Sichuan Province. Tea, which became…

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Fall color in Yunnan

Larch trees on the slopes of Meili Snow Mountain turn yellow as fall arrives in Yunnan Province. The mountain,…

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Gold corn for a harvest season

A villager harvests corn in the village of Shilizha in eastern China’s Shandong Province. China is one of the…

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Going to the market with pigs

A man brings his sow and her piglets to the market along the Tea Horse Road (茶马道 chámǎ dào),…

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Making the traditional bread

A monk in Kandze, Sichuan Province is cooking balep korkun, a style of bread with roots in central Tibet….

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Tai chi along the Grand Canal

People practice tai chi along the Grand Canal, also known as the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal, in Gaoyou, Jiangsu Province….

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Fall color under snow mountain

Larch tree leaves turn yellow when autumn arrives, seen here with the Meili Snow Mountain in the background, in…

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A Chinese class at school

Students take a Chinese class at an elementary school in Dongfeng Village in China’s coastal province of Jiangsu. At…

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