Thursday, February 15, 2007

Geo Quiz and Indigenous music

NPR's "The World" has a segment called "Geo Quiz". This one included audio of Tibetan children singing on the streets. It was fantastic and reminded me of the childen I heard and sang for in Peru.

Here's part of the quiz:

The name of the city we're looking for literally means the place of the gods. It's perched high up -- as in, 12,000 feet high up, on the snow-covered Tibetan Plateau. The area is sometimes called the "roof of the world".

Here's the mp3 of the program.

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