A View from the Changing Tibet Scattered Across the Himalayas

I was sitting in a nomadic family’s black, yak-feather tent in Ladakh, in the Indian Himalayas. Outside, some filthy sheep searched the greenery amidst the cold and barren moonscape, and large birds of prey circled in the thermals. As we gathered around the hearth, the old man handed me a small glass of salty, yak-butter …