Lhasa Phuntsok Khasang International Youth Hostel

No.36-48 Duosengge North Road, Lhasa, Tibet, 850000, China | Hostel
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This hostel, located in the Downtown area of Lhasa, is near Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery (Zhebang Si), and Barkhor Street.
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    Travel Blogs from Lhasa

    Prayer Flags...

    A travel blog entry by chopsticks on Jul 22, 2014

    ... to describe the colors between the water, clouds and mountains...greens, purples and blues of every shade. Picture tropical but colder hues. We met some horses and quite a few yak along the way and were a bit nervous after the fiasco Brian had, so we kept our eyes down, mouths shut and feet light! We saw a group of men, boys and monks playing soccer over the very rocky uneven ground and they invited us to play, which could have easily resulted in a broken limb so we passed on ...

    You can't cross the sea by standing .....

    A travel blog entry by sorbus on Aug 08, 2011

    3 comments, 89 photos

    ... the unifier, conquered the three states of Kathmandu valley – Baktarpur, Patan and Kathmandu, and said that “Nepal is like a yam between two boulders” thinking even then of China and India and the danger of being crushed by two more powerful empires on either side. The narrow lanes of Patan have the almost accidental beauty of poverty and historical decay. The temples, the palaces, have the densely wooden carved screens on the windows ...

    Not Like Any Other Place

    A travel blog entry by alex-stu on Apr 18, 2011

    2 comments, 39 photos

    ... br> Since the invasion of Tibet in 1959, it is amazing the degree to which the Chinese have built a vast “new Lhasa”. It is a modern metropolis which physically surrounds and seeks to swallow the old original Tibetan part of town. There are huge networks of good roads, extraordinary bridges, tall buildings, housing developments, shopping malls, parks, big mining operations, factories, and a great many ethnic (Han) Chinese to live and work here. ...

    Cold, Cold, Cold!!!

    A travel blog entry by fanbelt on Nov 04, 2010

    1 comment, 51 photos

    ... allowed to enter without him. 3 hours later he finally showed up, no explanation or apology as to why he was late. We then proceeded through immigration, had our bags searched (although this not very thorough) but there were two Aussie guys who looked like they had not had a wash for a week and hadn't shaved for months and when the guards can to searching one of their bags, they had a little poke around and then decided to get out gloves as I don't ...

    Day 7 - Deprung and Sera Monasteries

    A travel blog entry by meckley on Jul 03, 2006

    5 photos

    ... Potala was built, the Dollie (Dalai) Lama used to live here. The sect of Buddhism that the Dalai Lama belongs to was started here. At one time there were more than 10,000 monks living here. Now there is less than a thousand. This was the first monastery that we could take picture (for a price). I paid 20 yuan and thought it was for all of the chapels. It was just for the one we were in. Each chapel had a charge. I paid in two other chapels ...