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Jazzman Eric Revis (USA)
Sunlight on the sea
Jazzwoman Dianne Reeves (USA)
Ocean vista
happy brickfielf family
Canoe on the Mekong River
Jazzwoman Dee Dee Bridgewater (USA)
Tranquility at the Samding Monastery in Tibet
Jazzman Chick Corea (USA)
Neighing the View
Check-in counters at Airport
The fashion of the Tibetan people
There's Another World
Vendor selling garlands for cars
Don't take a photo
Jazzman Arturo Sandoval (USA)
Ganges Yatra !
Nepali Magar !
Entrance to my winter wonderland!
Huge Airplanes at the Gates
Tibetan monks at a traditional Tibetan performance
Cycling in Taiwan
The Winger -Nepali Stork !
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
The fashion of the Tibetan people

While weaving in and out of the crowds throughout Tibet, I noticed that Tibetan people had such a unique sense of style. I can only describe it as steamy punk mixed with street grunge. I don’t even know what that necessarily means, but I really really admired the way they dressed. I loved looking out for the Chinglish or “interesting placement/combination” of words printed on clothing too. I always thought, do they know what their shirt even says? Or do they just buy it because they think it’s cool that there’s English on it? Nonetheless, every Tibetan I saw who wore a ridiculously phrased piece of clothing was able to pull it off.

TAGS: China, Fashion, Lhasa, Tibet

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Annandale, Virginia, United States of America
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© Christa Hoskins.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2016
Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 29, 2016, 3:44 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D5300
Focal Length: 29mm
Shutter Speed: 1/250
Aperture: f8
ISO: ISO220
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PHOTO LOCATION Lhasa/Tibet, China