Tibetan nomads fascinate people from all over the world. They settle their home in tents. They seasonally migrate to where water and grass are available. Their free way of life is so appealing that more and more people want to experience it.
However, influenced by Hollywood movies, our image of these nomads is often romanticized. What is the real picture of the lives of Tibetan nomads? And do Tibetan nomads still live their old way of life?
The truth is that with the modernization of Tibet, the lifestyle of nomads is gradually changing. What do the traditional lives of Tibetan nomads like? What challenges do nomadic people face nowadays? Keep reading to make it clear.
The traditional Tibetan nomads have no fixed residences. They set their home in huge four-sided or eight-sided tents that are made of black yak hair and sheep wool. Smaller white tents are traditionally prepared for girls or newlyweds.