The view from my room at Peking University guest house
Repairing Daniel's sandals in Xining: 2 yuan
Provisioning for fieldwork on the NE Tibetan plateau
Xinghai, where we adapt to the altitude (there are very few other reasons for staying here) at 3000 and something m a.s.l.
From jakobh
2007-08-16 16:28:50
Eating yak stomach in Xinghai
18/8: Fabric sampling just west of Huashixia
17/8: Looking down from 4500 m a.s.l. into a landscape of fluvial incision
19/8: Looking up Dangxiong glacier of Anyemaqen ice-field
From jakobh
2007-08-20 14:54:31
19/8: The Dangxiong glacier margin
20/8: Sun Wukong and Zhu Bajie in the TV series Xiyouji in Jiao Tong binguan (Traffic Hotel) in Maduo
21/8: Daniel Veres, Jakob Heyman, Peng Xiangdong and Liu Feng, the fieldwork team in the suburbs of Maduo
23/8: Feng and Daniel sampling a granite erratic at 4600 m a.s.l. in the Yenyuguo mountains
A Qingshuishe baby trying choclat for the first time
From jakobh
2007-08-25 15:02:36
TB-07-34: A mean granite boulder. GUESSES, Daniel: 110 ka, Jakob: 90 ka, Feng: lack of fantasy
From jakobh
2007-08-27 13:04:38
From jakobh
2007-08-27 19:21:30
Tibetan disco
The white tent indicates that there is a bride in need of a groom: N33 58 56, E97 25 48
From jakobh
2007-09-02 10:08:29
31/8: N of Zhaling Hu
1/9: Getting stuck W of Zhaling Hu in Liu Sha He...
From jakobh
2007-09-02 10:50:56
...600 yuan
The first serious snow fell in the night between 1st and 2nd September
"Develop scientifically and live in harmony"
4/9: A nice morning in W Bayan Har at 4580 m a.s.l.
Qumalai, a village on the NE Tibetan plateau where we have never had any electricity in the evenings and nights
From jakobh
2007-09-05 14:50:36
Daniel Veres, 30 years 2007-09-05
From jakobh
2007-09-08 16:40:03
8/9: Yaks W of central Bayan Har
From jakobh
2007-09-08 16:51:55
Are PRC blocking my messages?
9/9: Stuck again in a river N of the central Bayan Har
12/9: Jakob, Daniel and Feng on top of Bayan Har, 5211 m a.s.l. (GPS altitude) - a 40 km trip of 15 h in continuous snowfall
13/9: A U-shaped glacial valley reaching out towards the N from the central Bayan Har (the good weather came one day too late)
15/9: There is a wolf in the middle of this image (they are very common)
18/9: One of few stops on our long march over the mountains N of Galala lake
19/9: Collecting water in the Chalaping river
19/9: Camping up in Chalaping valley...
From jakobh
2007-09-20 14:55:29
20/9: ...camping down
23/9: Our drivers picking flowers in the Huang He (Yellow river) area E of the central Bayan Har
How we spend most of our time awake
27/9: Along the road down towards Xining
27/9: Sharing the road down to Xining with yaks
Beijing airport: nuclear power makes children happy