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Searching for Shangri-La

CHINA | Sunday, 20 Sep 2009 | Views [577]

Friday September 18, 2009 Shangri-la is not a place. It is within yourself. Today, we are free.   No tours, no excursions, no climbing.   And today we with replenished our carry ons with all clean clothes.... Read more >

Tags: jhakong monastary, lhasa, muslim area, old town, tibet

This is the last steps ... I promise

CHINA | Sunday, 20 Sep 2009 | Views [706] | Comments [1]

Thursday September 17, 2009 We did not start our touring until noon today because my sister teaches college classes online.  She teaches 4 classes every Wednesday evening almost back to back over 4 hours back home.  But with the time difference the ... Read more >

Tags: lhasa, norbunga monastary, sera monastary, tibet

Managing the altitude, climbing up to Potala Palace

CHINA | Friday, 18 Sep 2009 | Views [1082] | Comments [1]

Wednesday September 16, 2009.   It was not an easy climb up to Potala Palace to say the least, but we were not the only people stopping to rest and catch our breaths along the way.   We started early when it was cooler.   The experience of being ... Read more >

Tags: lhasa, potala palace, tibet

If it's Tuesday, it must be Tibet!

CHINA | Friday, 18 Sep 2009 | Views [524]

Our first introduction to the mighty Himalayas was from the plane window.   Let’s just say they were far too close on both sides of the plane, and it was more comfortable looking straight ahead.   No problems finding our driver and getting to Lhasa.... Read more >

Tags: lhasa, tibet

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