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... Wondering how many people we will have on today's adventure . . .
So - there were several others in medical trouble last night. At least two others on full oxygen and IV fluids. Amazing . . . not good. Arnold says this is pretty typical, 7 or 8 people down per group! Joyce took the day off as well . .. We are feeing fine - and feeling very fortunate that we ARE feeling fine! Because today was awesome!
... come back to Lhasa using the shortest route, 200 kilometres, along the Yangchoun river. It was a 6 hour ride! The river gorges were especialy impressive.
i would like to share with you a reflexion I made after watching a tv show on CCTV ,the Chinese network. There was a panel organized by this channel on the subject of the APEC meeting held in Beijing in the first days of this week. The panel was on the project put forward by China on a Free ...
... answer back would sometime citing scripture to make their case. In responses the standing monk would either:
a.) clap hands face down together meaning that the monk sitting answered correctly
b.) clap with one hand facing up meaning the monk sitting was partly correct
c.) the monk standing would touch the monk sitting lightly on the head meaning your answer was completely wrong (I didn't get to see anyone do this though).
Apparently, they debate like ...
... barley fields being cut and to add further colour, pink and white cosmos blooming everywhere. A huge number of monasteries were destroyed in the 1960's and 70's but many remain and a lot are being rebuilt. We had a bit of a monastery smorgsmaborg, visiting twelve in 8 days. Architecturally similar, each had its own particular feature but my abiding memory will be of the complexity of Buddism, with a past Buddha, present Buddha, future Buddha, Buddha of compassion, Buddha ...
... monks do three of them, each year at New Year) are truly amazing. They looked like carpets, until we examined them closely to see they were made out of colored sand. This is definitely worth the visit.
Our next stop was the Jokhang Temple, located in the very center of Lhasa, and said to be the holiest structure for Tibetan Buddhists. The amount of gold on the roofs and altars here is enormous. It is not quite as extraordinary as what we ...