Tibet, Home of Herders

Deep in Lunang, 17-year-old Choedon is overseeing his pasture of 33 calves. To the north of Namtso Lake, Phunlo’s eldest son is on his way to becoming a master shepherd. It’s a typical way of life on the plateau, as man seeks to tame nature.

 

 

The 22-year-old Pema and the village doctor Purbhu Tsering are concerned about an on coming sandstorm. Under such harsh conditions, they fight to survive for the sake of future generations.

 

 

Stay tuned on ICS every Sat and Sun from 20:30 – 21:00 in November as we show you Tibet, like you’ve never seen it before.