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Linka: enjoying slow time in nature

By Liu Fang Source:China Tibet News 2021年07月12日 10:55

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People enjoying their “Linka” at Tagdong Village of Tohlung Dechen District in Lhasa, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region.

“Linka” is a local custom formed by the Tibetan people according to the climate, environment and living conditions of the plateau. Inviting friends and relatives and bringing food, a tent, a piece of green space or a shade of trees can become a place for everyone to start a “Linka”.


Overlooking Dagze District's Drundor Linka in Lhasa, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region.


People paddle a rubber boat at Dagze District's Drundor Linka.

This summer, Drundor Linka at Dagze District of Lhasa City, the capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, becomes popular on internet. Here, young people dance in the water with the dynamic rhythm, children paddle rubber boats happily under the guidance of their parents, and young lovers chat leisurely on the rubber boats ...


Lavender sea of Bella Garden in Dagze Disdrict.

Also located in Dagze District of Lhasa City, Bella Garden, with about 66,667 ㎡ of lavender in full bloom, becomes a new leisure place for Lhasa citizens to clock in. Against the blue sky and white clouds on the plateau, the large area of purple lavender looks very beautiful. It takes about 40 minutes to drive from downtown Lhasa to Bella Garden.


People take photos at Dogde Valley.

Dogde Valley is located in the northeast of Chengguan District of Lhasa City, 7 kilometers away from the city center. Its convenient transportation and abundant tourism resources provide favorable conditions for the development of rural tourism.


Actors perform the national intangible cultural heritage dance "Xierong Zhongzi" at Quxu County's Xierong Linka.

To take a Linka at suburbs, people can change a mood, and feel the beauty of nature.

Reporter: Huang Zhiwu, Kelsang Lundrup

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