From Lhasa we got the train to Lanzhou and traveled onto Labrang Monastery.
Tibet is much larger than the Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR) and
two thirds of Tibetans live outside it. Large parts of Tibet have been carved up and added to neighboring Chinese provinces, such as Gansu, Sichuan and Yunnan. View Tibet MAP
We traveled from Labrang which is in the Amdo region of Tibet, now known as Xiahe in Gansu province, China, to Langmusi, Songpan and Hongyuan. I'll write more about these places later but for now you can see the pictures and read the captions at