Highland barley fields in Tibet

China Plus Published: 2017-09-05 19:43:03
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A valley is covered in lush highland barley in Lhoka, Tibet. Known as Tibetan barley or Himalayan barley, it is the principal cereal cultivated on the Qinghai-Tibet plateau, and is used to make milk tea, alcohol, flour and various kinds of food such as tsampa, bread, cakes and noodles. [Photo: China Plus/Zhang Jin]

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