Labrang Redrock International Youth Hostel

Address: No.253 Yagetang, Xiahe, Gansu, 747100, China | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Xiahe

Labrang monastery + inner kora

A travel blog entry by campy on Jul 16, 2015

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... Our monk tour guide said "Monk no easy! Become monk more difficult than soldier!"
Outside the monastery is a pilgrimage path, known as the kora. There is an inner kora and an outer kora. The inner kora is literally the other side of the wall that has prayer wheels going all around the complex. After dinner I did the entire inner kora and spun every single prayer wheel, even the large bronze ones that cost extra to ...

Labrang monastery - outer kora

A travel blog entry by campy on Jul 16, 2015

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... When I finished the inner kora, I came back and saw a beautiful black goat at my guesthouse. I go a little closer to say hi, and the Chinese guy next to me stops me and gives me the body language saying hey man he has horns and he will use them. Then another goat came by and I put my hand out and he came right over and started licking it and nuzzling against me like a dog. Then he started jumping on me like a dog...just ...

Xiahe town

A travel blog entry by campy on Jul 16, 2015

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... 3 hours going a little fast, and I saw a total of 3 people and 1 family. The path along the mountain is super narrow, 8-20 inches. I must say I am falling for the Tibetans; they are friendly and beautiful like the Thais, but also honest and devout. My tour guide was certainly my spirit brother; we were both born in February in 1989. As we discovered this together, there was a great thunder in the sky. Then he said, in Tibet ...


A travel blog entry by lisakresky on Aug 31, 2014

19 photos

... monastery that has many prayer wheels along the way. Many people including monks were walking the path. On the hill behind the monastery were these small buildings. When we asked, we learned that they were actually study huts for the monks. Afterwards we also explored the town and the outskirts. We saw some kids playing soccer including a few in their monk robes in one of the fields. ...

Episode 15

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear on Sep 19, 2012

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... we should go on to our destination for the day, Qing he. This is near the Mongolian border.

This town sits in a very fertile valley and is another oasis of green surrounded by barren mountains. Quite a large river runs through the town and it must be tree watering day when we entered as all the sprinkler systems were on and the road too was awash with water. With wide tree lined streets it seems quite a pleasant place.

With a ...