Highland barley fields in Tibet

China Plus Published: 2017-09-05 19:43:03
Download image Comment
Share this with Close
Messenger Messenger Pinterest LinkedIn
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]

Share this story on

Related stories

More Photos

Highlights of WTA Wuhan Open singles 2nd round
Yellow Mountain bathed in a sea of clouds
Man rents shipping container, turns it into elegant apartment
Chinese vice premier watches 'hoops' in NYC
Li Na tastes local delicacy during WTA Wuhan Open
Giant tuna captured in South China Sea