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The Gateway to Hell

CHINA | Wednesday, 14 Nov 2007 | Views [1818]

While we were in the process of chartering a mini-van to take us from Lhasa to the border, the woman that we were dealing with kept warning us that the driver would not be able to take us all the way to the Nepali border town of Zhangmu, but only ... Read more >

Tags: adrenaline, tibet

Seven Days in Tibet

CHINA | Tuesday, 13 Nov 2007 | Views [1555]

Along with a huge laundry list of other transgressions to the Tibetan people, the Chinese government has made travel within the Tibet "Autonomous" Region incredibly difficult. In the same vein as the permits that are supposedly required to ... Read more >

Tags: on the road, tibet

Freezing Our Toes off at Nam-Tso

CHINA | Sunday, 4 Nov 2007 | Views [3065]

While traveling, we have been incredibly lucky to meet a full complement of wonderful people; and it was no surprise to us to have fallen into a great bunch of people while getting used to the altitude in Lhasa. We are not exactly sure whose crazy ... Read more >

Tags: the great outdoors, tibet

On Top of the World in Lhasa

CHINA | Thursday, 1 Nov 2007 | Views [1204]

We finally made it to Tibet, despite the lack of information, misinformation we kept running across in China. We arrived on the 28th of October, via a 44 hour train ride from Chengdu. Being the clever, sneaky little duo we are, we made it into ... Read more >

Tags: culture, tibet

44 Hours to the Roof of the World

CHINA | Sunday, 28 Oct 2007 | Views [1083] | Comments [1]

Having entered China four times in the past four months, the Stunnings had finally gotten their fill of China. Not to say that we did not love China, we were just ready for something new. While still technically China, the absorbed state of ... Read more >

Tags: philosophy of travel, tibet

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