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... evening. The local people love to dance so they come to the square and dance for about an hour and a half each evening. Fantastic. I cannot see the population of Bethanga or Talgarno doing this but it looks like fun. This morning we flew from Shangri La to Lhasa. We are now at an altitude of 3700m and so far are doing well. We were met by our guide Tensen who speaks with an Indian accent. Tensen was ...
... off each other wonderfully like only very old friends can. The two of them reminded me of the two old guys on the balcony in the Muppets and it seemed wrong to separate them.
Having said goodbye to Jeff we had breakfast and headed out to visit Drepung Monastery on a hill just outside Lhasa. Jeff had gone off to the airport with Pavel, Stephen had taken the wandering round the city option and AJ was again away doing something on his own. So we were down on numbers and by now ...
... while making loud calls of either disagreement or something like that. The other two tables closest to us were occupied by the cook, the assistant cook, the trolley service man, the beverage man, two table waiters and a number of other staff that I could not quite work out their jobs. But on thing for sure it wasnt to provide toilet paper in the loo's or empty the bins or make sure that the place got the odd clean up.
... then they step out over overflowing drains and rubbish scattered and smelling.
I bought a book on the history and massacre of the Royal Family. “India was responsible”, said a man to me seeing me read it. “India's secret service.” Or maybe it was foretold. A holy man in the guise of a hermit, a capricious deity, who like so many had a vindictive streak, cursed the Royal line ten generations ago prophesying its end. ...
... beetles, grubs, testicles, sea urchin and starfish the food has been pretty boring so we have stuck with what know.
I could spend 2 weeks in Beijing and not see everything but I feel that we have really gotten the most out of this trip for the limited time we had here. To say that I have fallen in love with this city is an understatement and I will definitely be back to visit again.
Its almost 4 and time to regroup for the airport. Back to ...