Zongdian lies on the former Tibet/China border and is currently in the process of being modernised – Chinese style! This picture depicts the clear line of destruction as new buildings crush old with seemingly little respect for traditional Tibetan heritage.
Showing sections of a monastery by a local monk.
Recently Tibetans have been allowed to re-build their monasteries. This one will be the third largest in China when it is finished.
Showing white painted houses made from compressed earth.
A local drew his own house for me.
Between visits to the dentist, I went to see my new friend Mr Panda a couple of times.
Poudsa, Xiencheng, Sichuan.
Eating in China was great, especially when there were good martial arts films going on at the same time!
Gongashan monastery, Yadding, Sichuan.
Sketch is signed elegantly by the elderly head monk.
Picture by younger monks of the monastery.