In Shangri-la, flocks of sheep are free to graze on the pasture around the Napahai Lake as it soaks up the warm winter sun.
Mahzaib Abbasi dances with two Chinese visitors while wearing a colorful Tibetan robe. She sent the sleeves flying as she gracefully lifted her arm.
The Pakistani woman has been living in China since 2016, and she is currently enrolled at a prestigious Beijing university to pursue a master’s in Chinese.
Mahzaib told the reporter, “I have always been captivated with the Chinese language and culture. It’s a vital talent that can open doors for my future profession.”