Photographer and His Tibet Story


From the photos, Cheng Weidong, a famous Chinese photographer, tells you a true developing Tibet in different angles and also his stories in Tibet.

Photo shows the Ruins of Guge Kingdom in Nagri Prefecture. Guge is said to be the highest ancient kingdom located on the ridge of the Roof of the World, as Tibet is called. Cheng stepped foot on this “no man’s land” in 1997. “At that time, there was no water, electricity in this site, just one Tibetan gatekeeper named Phurbu Chusang who could only speak broke Chinese and started working there in 1991,” Cheng Weidong said.

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