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"The 300 color photographs in this book—many of them stretching across almost 24 inches—form a striking portrait of a China little seen in the West (or in China for that matter), captured by a photographer who has been invited into nomad's tents and witnessed ceremonies in Buddhist monasteries. Alessandra Meniconzi has cycled thousands of miles through the most remote regions of China with her camera, and here brings to life a world that has almost been forgotten, where the people continue to live their traditional lifestyles largely undisturbed. Here are clusters of tents strung with a spider web of prayer flags; a fir forest, planted for future generations and frosted with ice; Kampa nomads displaying feats of horsemanship; and floorboards before a shrine that show the permanent impression of penitent feet"