Lhasa River Guest House

House No 22/ Third Pass/ Compound No 2, Xian Zu Dao Ecologicalpark, Lhasa, Tibet, 850000, China | Hotel

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Tibet....what's left of it....

A travel blog entry by thepoonanns


... is called Circuambulation and is always done in a clockwise manner), whilst others position themselves in front of the palace and Prostrate (kneel to the ground, bow their head to touch the ground, slide their whole body flat on the ground then repeat). Our guide told us that every Buddhist must have one occasion where they Prostrate 10,000 times in a row ... that's like doing 10,000 slow burpees!

The rest of the Tibet trip was spent driving for ...

Our time in Tibet

A travel blog entry by christine_n_den


... strikes in Nepal (due to an election). We then had to go through a preliminary x-ray scanner and then a health stop where they used a fancy gun to take our temperature. "B", a young man from the Netherlands was singled out due to a high reading, fortunately it was due to his hat, rather than a fever. Next they went through our bags, removing any book that referenced the Dalai Lama - a British couple even lost their India Lonely Planet! Next we had to show ...

Drepung and Sera Monasteries

A travel blog entry by vincethepince


... made containing hot chilies, garlic, green onions, hoisin sauce, vinegar and sesame oil, or make soup in another small dish. The garlic and chilies really woke you up. The meat was a mix of you standard pork and mutton but also more interesting yak tongue and tripe. It was all really good and we were all very full afterwards. We returned to the hotel afterwards ready for a nap. We get to sleep in tomorrow as we have tickets for the Potala palace at 11:00. André and ...

Don't mention the Dalai Lama

A travel blog entry by annietheowl


... a little easier to take in. In fact it was a bit of an antique and architectural masterpiece. It was further enhanced by the locals outside who were supplicating themselves by doing a sort of prostration exercise. They would stand, arms by side then kneel down and go into the laying position whilst sort of swimming with their arms. Up to 10000 times they do this in a day apparently. True dedication and very physically demanding!
Jeff met us for lunch with the good news ...

Samye - a night by a monastery

A travel blog entry by nikkiviper

... legs in Tibet right now the amount of steps I've walked up and down!!!!)

Dinner was a Magnum and pot noodle.

Next morning (27th) we got the boat back over but it was a very different experience in the initial sleet and gloomy black clouds. But breathtaking nonetheless.

What I listened to over these 2 days: JCS soundtrack and Ladies & Gentlemen We are Floating in Space. ...


This hotel, located on House No 22/ Third Pass/ Compound No 2, Xian Zu Dao Ecologicalpark, Lhasa, is near Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery (Zhebang Si), and Norbulingka (Precious Stone Garden).
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