Travel Blogs from Tagong, China

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Terrific Tagong, Tagong, China travel blog

Terrific Tagong

A travel blog entry by mhaebich

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... the key to their apartment in Chengdu.... we didn't hold this against them. Did some really nice walks through the hills surrounding Tagong..one day we trekked through the rain to a small village with a monastery and then cut back over some hills to ...

The Joy of Traveling the Backdoor, Tagong, China travel blog

The Joy of Traveling the Backdoor

A travel blog entry by shyoungstr

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... with the guy from the Peace Hotel, it was set that I would be picked up at 8:00AM along with another couple headed to Tagong. I heard that the vans often won't leave until they are full so I clearly confirmed with him the time and that the mini bus would ...

A Very Special Village, Tagong, China travel blog

A Very Special Village

A travel blog entry by shyoungstr

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... upon a hill filled with bright colored little houses. The red wood Tibetan homes were a different style than what we had seen in Tagong and set against the blue sky with puffy clouds our spirits were suddenly lifted. Still no sight of a large complex aka ...

Tagong Grasslands, Tagong, China travel blog

Tagong Grasslands

A travel blog entry by ordinaryjoe

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... forgive myself?).  We joined 5 other locals in a minibus & set off into the desolate wastes of the Tagong grasslands, each hillside covered entirely in colourful prayer flags.  Three hours in, a large Tibetan Buddhist monastery came into ...

The frozen wild west, Tagong, China travel blog

The frozen wild west

A travel blog entry by mrconfused

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... no grass. Or at least, if there is, it's covered by a good couple of feet of snow. At an elevation of somewhere approaching 4000m, Tagong is cold this time of year, and being quite a remote place, there's little in the way of heating - to the point where ...

Tagong - a festival, yaks and nomads!, Tagong, China travel blog

Tagong - a festival, yaks and nomads!

A travel blog entry by missguttridge

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The next stop was a small Tibetan village called Tagong. It is on the Tibetan Plateau which is sometimes called the 'Roof of the World'. This is because it is in the highest region on Earth! When you are this high there is less oxygen in the air and it is ...

Rides, Nuns, and Dogs, Tagong, China travel blog

Rides, Nuns, and Dogs

A travel blog entry by naxxer

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Leaving Dala Gong wasn't easy. Not only emotionally but also practically. The short-story: woke up at 6, reached the main road, hitchhiked direction Ganzi, few minutes later realized that I forgot the tobacco and all the other things necessary to take ...

The bus accident!, Tagong, China travel blog

The bus accident!

A travel blog entry by joaopisco

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... -nos para o autocarro enquanto o condutor lá ficou a resolver o problema. Umas horas depois, já numa mini-van, chegamos a Tagong, a mais impressionante aldeia tibetana. Era mesmo aquilo. Tudo era “Tashi de le” (a saudação em tibetano). Mas ...

Its cold out here, Tagong, China travel blog

Its cold out here

A travel blog entry by finn_steve

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Stopped overnight and had a look ...

The Photoshop...Suey: “No light? No music?&#, Tagong, China travel blog

The Photoshop...Suey: “No light? No music?&#

A travel blog entry by joaopisco

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Tagong, the real tibet on the China's side. A small village in the middle of the hills, totally stripped of modern civilization. Ok, it’s not that’s totally stripped since you have some cars, vans, solar panels but, at least someone could have ...

Trip to Tibet, Tagong, Kangding, Danba, Yaan, China travel blog

Trip to Tibet

A travel blog entry by tara.krenek

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... 1: (6-8) Scott asked me months prior to our trip to find a good tour guide who could drive us to Tagong. I searched high and low and came across China TAK Tours (http://www.tibetmap.net). I highly recommend this site to anyone planning a tour to Tibet; ...

Ani Gompa, Tagong, China travel blog

Ani Gompa

A travel blog entry by adi.finkel

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אנחנו יושבים בבית התה של אני קומבה- מנזר של ...

Taste of Tibet, Tagong, China travel blog

Taste of Tibet

A travel blog entry by rossdundas

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We had to suffer a bone breaking minibus ride from Danba to Tagong.  Our Hostel had no hot water or heating.  But the owner was really friendly.  We went a walk in the afternoon around the surrounding hills and took some pics of the town, ...

festival, tagong, China travel blog

festival

A travel blog entry by heathermatthews

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We were invited to a festival,  It reminded me a bit of Woodford only most people were in Saffron robes. The dogs of Tagon are in poor condition.  They get enough food,  They come into restaurants and eat the droppings off the floor.  ...

TAGONG, Tagong, China travel blog

TAGONG

A travel blog entry by tagamoshi

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... en leur attachant les pattes avant. elles s occupent du repas, des enfants. le père mène les enfants en moto à l'école à Tagong. Le soir, les yacks dorment près de nos tentes et les chiens attachés , protègent le camp en réagissant à n'importe ...

Tagong, Tagong, China travel blog

Tagong

A travel blog entry by yftahp

The grasslands that offer a real tibetian life ...

Saddling up in the Wild West, Tagong, China travel blog

Saddling up in the Wild West

A travel blog entry by parktho

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... I couldn’t show it, I got tired of the American’s (note: not the group’s) conversation. Before I left Tagong (the next day), I was able to explore its deserted and imposing streets. With all the cowboy hats worn and horses ridden, ...

Bang the Gong Slowly, Tagong, China travel blog

Bang the Gong Slowly

A travel blog entry by avishai-anat

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ברחנו מליטאנג המגעילה כל עוד נפשנו בנו אל ...

High in the sky/I Pellerossa d'Asia/ Na wyzynach, Tagong, China travel blog

High in the sky/I Pellerossa d'Asia/ Na wyzynach

A travel blog entry by anna_e_mateusz

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... ma w srodku maly elektryczny piecyk - prawdziwa rzadkosc w tych stronach - dzieki temu przyciaga wszystkich turystow przebywajacych w Tagong. Spotykamy tam 2och przesympatycznych fotografow - Robert z Holandii i Ferge z Filipin.  Zgadzamy sie z Anna ...

Tibetan area in Sichuan, Tagong, China travel blog

Tibetan area in Sichuan

A travel blog entry by markusbgraf

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Our journey to the tibetan area started with a six hour traffic jam due to a truck accident on the Sichuan-Tibet-Highway. But our patience was highly rewarded: we had the good luck to witness a ceremony of a five year old reincarnation at his former ...

Ride em Cowboy, Tagong, China travel blog

Ride em Cowboy

A travel blog entry by timshazz

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... us to while Tim and Corinna minded the packs and admired their faces in the shine of his completely bald tyres. One word, "Tagong", had the groups attention and we quickly agreed to 20RMB/person for the trip. Our chosen driver didn’t look the all ...

Tagong, Tagong, China travel blog

Tagong

A travel blog entry by weixiao

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Tibetan ...

Une ceremonie pour un garcon de 4 ans, Tagong, China travel blog

Une ceremonie pour un garcon de 4 ans

A travel blog entry by debqc

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J'ai bien aime cette petite ville d'une rue. Et je le dois a Claudia, une femme corse qui a une association pour eduquer les enfants des nomades. L'education des enfants est gratuites en Chine, mais il faut payer le logement pour les enfants des ...

Tibetan Tales, Chengdu, Kangding, Tagong,Chengdu, China travel blog

Tibetan Tales

A travel blog entry by skipaus

... body. On the mountain you could see the remains of the most recent of these burials!!! We returned to the town of Tagong after a most interesting ride. In town we walked around people watching and interacting with the local cowboys and monks. THe town ...

Tagong, Tagong, China travel blog

Tagong

A travel blog entry by meltin4

... bus driver called out “let’s go” in possibly his only known words of English and everyone around laughed.   Tagong turned out to be a lovely little town and my chosen guesthouse was lovely too. The owners were friendly and helped me ...

24 hours in the life of a Tibetan family (Rach), Tagong, China travel blog

24 hours in the life of a Tibetan family (Rach)

A travel blog entry by rachandcaro

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... with his family for the evening.  So very exciting! Spent the rest of the afternoon in the village of Tagong,...explored the wonderfully colorful monastery whilst getting the full info from Richet! (always walk around a monastery clockwise)... and ...

Almost in Tagong, Tagong, China travel blog

Almost in Tagong

A travel blog entry by maayanori

... ;TagongTagong in Tibetan means 'the favourite place of the bodhisattva'. Some 110 km northwest of Kangding, at about 3700m, the Tagong Grassland is a vast expanse of meadow lying beneath the sacred Yallah Mountain, and is landmarked by the famous Tagong ...

The road to Tagong, tagong, China travel blog

The road to Tagong

A travel blog entry by heathermatthews

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Roads are not really roads.  They are just rough narrow tracks ribonning through the high mountain passes. The road from Dunba to Tagong was slow about 10 hours but we were in the hands of very capable drivers. The road was beautiful and we had a ...

People of Tagong, tagong, China travel blog

People of Tagong

A travel blog entry by heathermatthews

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... town.  Tagong is almost entirely Tibetan and set on the sweeping grasslands at the foot of the Himalayas. The people of Tagong fascinated me. In general they look like North American Indians.  Take of the Tibetan costume and put them in buckskin ...

Ohh, the Tibetans kids are soooo cute, Tagong, China travel blog

Ohh, the Tibetans kids are soooo cute

A travel blog entry by iliaflax

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19.9.11 ובכן... אחד הימים הקשים... אנחנו קמים בחמש ...

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