View of Potala palace disrupted by a grotesque kitsch Chinese monument.
Tibetan pilgrims and a Chinese police post.
Chinese is superdominant over Tibetan in Tibet.
Chinese occupation and sinicization of Tibet, on entering Lhasa.
Temple mural damaged during the Cultural Revolution, and later callously restored.
Cultural performance of the Chinese version of Tibetan history, the only one allowed.
Incense smoke around the most holy Jokhang temple.
The number of present-day monks is one-tenth of that in previous times.
Buddhism is tolerated in a limited fashion.
A monk prostates himself whilst circumventing the Potala.
Monks in Tashilungpo monastry.
A woman prostates herself whilst circumventing Jokhang temple, her son has other ideas.
As is the endless circumventing of holy places, with prayer wheels and prayer beads.
Burning candles for the Buddha.
Prayer flags at the Karola (mountain pas).
Teenage girl herding yaks.
Copper pots and pans in a shop for kitchen utensils.
Nomad tent with yaks and solar panels.
Chinese sales woman taking a nap.
The Potala palace by night.