Adventures in Asia

by Greg & Francie

Yak butter for everyone!

We were at the Barkhor kora market and we bought eight kilos of this Yak butter. Each of you should expect a little in the mail any day now.

Yaks are very plentiful up in this mountain region and yak butter is a staple of the Tibetian’s diet. You may remember that Francie and I had Tibetian butter tea in Songpan and it was very, very buttery.

It is amazing to see them weigh it on the scales.

Yak Butter Shop

August 26, 2007 - Posted by | China, Tibet, Travel, Wildlife

1 Comment »

  1. Wait! Wait! Before you mail! Yak butter may be wasted on the mail! It looks tasty!

    Comment by Cynthia | August 27, 2007 | Reply

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