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Retracing the Tea Horse Trade–the forgotten path

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FAMOUS hanging bridge that figured prominently in Mao Zedong's Long March

In an effort to gather more information about the Tea Horse Trade, I drove out to the village of Shu-he. Here, a museum had been set up by a private company to commemorate the age-old exchange of horses and tea leaves between China and Tibet.

Posted: January 5th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Travel | Read More »

Retracing the Tea Horse Trade–the forgotten path

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A STREET bustling with new businesses for new travelers

Aside from the famous Silk Road, there was another lesser known network of paths used by what is now called the Tea Horse Trade. This Trade involved the ancient exchange between China and Tibet, with tea coming from the former and horses from the latter.

Posted: December 22nd, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Travel | Read More »

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