Tseren's last gold rush. Tales of yartsa-hunting in Tibet

Emilia Sulek’s first day in Dawu, a small town in Golog Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai Province, started with a rude awakening. A violent hammering at the door and dramatic voices in the corrider of the apartment where she was staying was enough to wake up the entire household. Tseren, our hostess’ brother-in-law had been kidnapped, and the kidnappers were demanding a ransom...

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