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Yak herding is vanishing in Upper Mustang. So are the yaks.

Amid geopolitical concerns, a changing climate and the increasing intrusion of the modern world, young nomads are abandoning their traditional way of life.
Kunga Sangpo takes his family's 40 yaks out every day for grazing, regardless of the sun, rain, or snow outside.  Tsering Ngodup Lama /TKP
Tsering Ngodup Lama
Published at : July 27, 2019
Updated at : July 27, 2019 10:06


Tsering Ngodup Lama

Tsering Ngodup Lama is a food and travel reporter at The Kathmandu Post, focusing on food security, labour, migration, tourism and travel. Before joining the Post, he was deputy editor at M&S VMAG, and a reporter for The Himalayan Times.



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