Chang Tang - The last wilderness

There is another Tibet, much of it above fifteen thousand feet, with treeless steppes and windswept ranges where only nomadic pastoralists with their herds of yaks, sheep, and goats can exist, and where there are vast tracts so barren that even they cannot survive. This is the Chang Tang.

George Schaller, National Geographic Society, 1997




In the summer of year 2003 it's time for our third try to cross the mighty Chang Tang Plateau