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... train when she talks about the return trip. Before you enter Tibet, you have to get a special Tibet Tourist Permit (plus other visas) and without them, you wont be able to board a flight or train to Tibet. During your time in Tibet you need to have a guide. In the capital Lhasa, you don't need the guide with you at all times but there are certain areas/buildings which they must be present. This means that if you want to stay just in Lhasa you have to employ a guide even if you don't ...
... world wrapped in a big fluffy robe, clean from a lovely shower just reading and writing and listening to the sounds of the world outside my window. It's a wonderful moment, just simple. Savor the simple...the rest doesn't matter...it just gets in the way. Today I will show up to eat three times and someone will cook and serve me. I only need to feel gratitude and savor what I get. Some people in the group worry if I (or others) don't ...
... power. These days, after the present Dalai Lama's escape to Indian in 1959, it is a vast museum serving as a reminder of Tibet's rich and devoulty religiou culture, although major political events and religious ceremonies are still held here. The first palace was built by Songtsen Gampo in 631 and this was merged into the larger building that stands today. There are two main sections - the White ...
There was an earthquake in Nepal the other night. Felt it here but no damage, hoping the aftershocks will be over before we get there.
Still exploring Llasa, been to the Sera Monastery & Potala Palace ( used to be the Dalai Lama's home) Tomorrow off to Nam-Tso Lake. Took a Tibetan cooking class.
Next we spend a week driving across the Tibetan plateau to Everst Base Camp.
... the tunnels and now many people have spent a VERY long time
putting them all back together!
Train - Xi'an to Lhasa
Ngaire and I were ready for a long train ride and this time we had prepared ourselves for what waited ahead... 36 hours in a train.
This train ride was awesome, amazing scenery, particularly across the Tibetan plateau, with with the Himalayas across each side of the plateau, it was impressive! glaciers, snow covered peaks, random rock ...