Tso Kar cowboy

Category: Sense of Place

 

Photo and caption by Frances Bruchez

The Tso Kar area is inhabited by the Khampas, a nomadic group that live in large tents in summers, and in solid stone huts in the winter. Known as Chinese cowboys, they are basically herdsmen and rear cattle such as yaks, cows and goats.

Location: Tso Kar, Ladakh. India

 

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