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?'
Yege Primary School teacher Tseringben rides a yak near the campsite of the family of his 13-year-old student Chenlee Shira. While more nomads are using cars and motorcycles for transportation, many in Qinghai province's Yushu prefecture ride horses and yaks, especially when crossing mountains while herding. [Photo by Erik Nilsson/]  
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