mandag 1. august 2016

Chinese Tourists Love Tibet. But Does Tibet Love Them Back?

Many of the millions of Chinese holidaymakers remain unaware of the dissatisfaction that has infected Tibetan. This week, Tungri Dukmokyi accompanied a group of Chinese as they breathed in the crystalline air of the Tibetan plateau. Guided by their Tibetan teacher, the members of China’s Han ethnic majority lit yak-butter lamps in Tibetan monasteries and practiced Tibetan phrases she had taught them back in Beijing. “Many Han people want to learn about Tibet because they have realized that making money doesn’t buy you happiness,” says Dukmokyi, who runs the Duk Mo Tibetan Training Center in the Chinese capital. “We can give them inner peace.” Read more