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Tibet's tribal nomads defying the modern world

Until a few decades ago, people lived as tribal nomads roaming vast grasslands on the Tibetan plateau.

These days most locals have fixed dwellings for part of the year, but when summer comes, the nomad spirit seems to come alive again.

The BBC's Beijing Correspondent Stephen McDonell reports.

  • 18 Aug 2016
  • From the section China
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