An old woman and her grandson have buttered tea at a small restaurant in Bayi town, which is the political, economic and cultural center of Nyingchi, southeast of Tibet Autonomous Region. The old lady told Sino-US.com that her life starts with a bowl of buttered tea. After breakfast, she will have a ritual walk to go praying around a hill with her grandson. In the afternoon, the two will have a tea break in the restaurant before going back home to prepare dinner for the family. It epitomizes the Tibetan life, which features buttered tea and worship of Buddha.
Her two-year-old grandson will attend a kindergarten next year in Bayi town, which has self-contained education facilities.
A business street at Bayi town. It takes 3,000 yuan to rent a store sized about 100 square meters.