9 of 30 from the Open Tibet series.
Above: The first rays of sunlight hitting the valley floor a few hours northeast of Lhasa. A string of prayer flags intersects the top half of the image.
Some recent Tibet related tomfoolery:
CNN talking head Jack Cafferty calls the Chinese 'goons' (and then later clarifies his statement to be directed only at the Chinese government). The maliciousness and racism of the comments in that YouTube thread alone are enough to make one move into the woods.
The Chinese government reacts predictably to these 'evil remarks.'
In Japan, the olympic torch is meeting some official resistance:
Whereas not to be outdone by those 'Tibetan Separatist' sports haters, Chinese supporters of China around the world are coming together to rally with equal amount of flag waving and chanting:
And fears of excessive protesting in Delhi led to extreme security precautions during the torch relay:
An Open Tibet: 8 / 30
An Open Tibet: 10 / 30