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Yak boat-manufacturing craft in danger in Tibet
16:57, May 28, 2010  


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Although there are many lakes and rivers, Tibet has not had large-scale waterway transportation since ancient times. The Tibetans have their own water-borne transportation equipment: the yak boat.

The boats seem quite simple, but they are practical. However, there are few people who know the how to craft this kind of boat. These are the rare photos shot in Junba Village that record the process.
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