To herd yaks or attend school?'

Updated: 2014-04-18 09:23

By Erik Nilsson (

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To herd yaks or attend school?'
A boy stands on a pile of rocks as strong winds sweep snow from the peak of a mountain in Yege township in July 2011. The average elevation of 4,300 meters means nomads who inhabit the grasslands of the community in Qinghai province’s Yushu prefecture endure cold weather all year. [Photo by Erik Nilsson/]  
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