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On Top of the World

CHINA | Fri, 30 Oct 2009 | By ryanandjo | Views [3824] | Comments [2]

Travelling to the “roof top of the world” wasn’t one of the easiest decisions we’ve made. It’s a place of constant religious and political tension, so the Tibet ‘story’ is a fascinating one. China has always considered Tibet to be part of its Empire, ... Read more >

Tags: dalai lama, everest base camp, gyantse, lhasa, potala palace, qinghai to tibet railway, sakya, shigatse, tibet, zhangmu

Managing the altitude, climbing up to Potala Palace

CHINA | Fri, 18 Sep 2009 | By poeanne | Views [1107] | 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

 

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