Partnerships Blog

LEMAN International School Visits Glacier Park

Date: September 16th, 2015

Extravagant Yak was thrilled when we found out that Leman International School wanted to take advantage of the proximity of Tibet’s land and people to Chengdu. They chose the town of Heishui tucked away in the mountains of northern Sichuan. This hideaway place is best known for a glacier park which features a state-of-the-art gondola … [Read more]

Chengdu Day Tours

Date: June 20th, 2015

Many travelers treat their visit to Chengdu as merely an “enroute to somewhere else” one day experience that is limited to viewing the Giant Panda. However, upon arrival they inevitably find themselves wishing they had allowed for more time. Don’t make that mistake! As its geography suggests, found in the lowlands of the Sichuan basin … [Read more]

New Photo Tour Unveiled: Lhasa

Date: March 15th, 2014

Until January of this year, Shangri-La was the chosen destination for our 2014 photo tours. However, due to a tragic fire that happened in the early morning of January 11th, the entire old quarter has been destroyed. A massive rebuilding project is planned by the local government that could take several years. Last month we … [Read more]

Yak Fashion

Date: March 6th, 2014

Extravagant Yak T-shirts are now available! After months of trying to source a t-shirt that we’re proud of in terms of both quality and cut, we’re happy to announce we have found a winner. The shirts we have at present are only available in unisex. You can get a sense of the fit from the photo … [Read more]

Another partnership for 2014: Life Cycles

Date: February 17th, 2014

Jim had a good visit with Harv Bergen at Life Cylces in Abbotsford, B.C. last summer when he was back in Canada (Harv owns the best bike shop in the Fraser Valley and Life Cycles has been a favorite stop for us whenever we’re passing through). Extravagant Yak’s story and ethos inspired Harv to assist … [Read more]

New partnership for 2014: KHUNU

Date: January 7th, 2014

KHUNU supplies Extravagant Yak guides with yak wool sweaters! Yak wool sweaters. We love the work that Julian and Evan are doing at Khunu to work with nomadic communities to source the wool for their beautiful garments. Their yak wool purchasing provides additional income to herder families while allowing Khunu to produce a woollen garment … [Read more]

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