Images: Life at Qinghai-Tibet Plateau


The construction workers brought by local government are beautifying the courtyard wall for villagers, in Gaxiuxin village, Luqu town, Gansu province, Aug 1, 2020. [Photo by Fei Maohua//]

A recent photo exhibition in Beijing showcases lives of people dwelling at the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau.

Different ethnic groups on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau are starting to lead a new life due to the anti-poverty campaign. New residences with local features rise from the ground, modern towns stand tall, flat and wide roads stretch far away, farmlands full of life buzz with activity of large machinery.


A train passes on Lhasa River Bridge in Tibet autonomous region, Aug 19, 2014. [Photo by Yuan Ruilun/]

Boasting high towering snow mountains, vast green grasslands and tranquil lakes, the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau attracts tourists from home and abroad.

With the advancement of China's modernization, lives of people living at the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau are also undergoing tremendous changes over the past few years.


A local villager collects salt in Yanjing town, Mangkang county, Tibet autonomous region, in Aug 2020. [Photo by Phurbu Tsering/]


The Namtso Lake in Tibet autonomous region, Oct 27, 2019. [Photo by Liu Yingyi/]


A shepherd is milking at the Ganjia Grassland, in Xiahe county, Gansu province, Aug 3, 2020. [Photo by Fei Maohua/]


The summer scenery of Re'er Grassland in Ruoergai county, Aba Tibetan and Qiang autonomous prefecture in Sichuan province, June, 2016. [Photo by Ze Ke/]


The scenery of Dagu glacier in Heishui county, Aba Tibetan and Qiang autonomous prefecture in Sichuan province, January 2019. [Photo by Tang Huaxiang/]


Horse racing festival is held on a grassland in Ganzi Tibetan autonomous prefecture in Sichuan province, July 31, 2020. [Photo by Liu Jun/]