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6 Jul 2013
After Golmud we started the trek to Tibet via 2 bush camps on the way. I have still got the trots so am not full of the joys of spring but am not alone so I shouldn't complain. The route to Tibet is up up and further up. After climbing to 5,231 metres in more snow and ice we settled at bush camp at 4,600 metres where it was …
... decided to go there before I learned the holy dude lives there most of the year. I can't find out if he''s at home in early November as any attempt to search his name in China is blocked by government filters. They are are so sensitive about their "peaceful" occupation me thinks. Anyway if he's home in November I thought I'd pop in for a cuppa, tell him a few cheeky jokes and ask for enlightenment; fair trade surely.So now as fledgling Buddhist historian ...
... blog written up.
Ended up having a late night since I still hadnt got around to getting my refund from JAL for the ticket I needed to buy in order to enter Japan. Luckily the tickets had been cancelled and was it just a matter of getting the refund. Unfortunately had to call the states during working hours (pacific central time).
Made the call around 12:30pm and was lucky to get a guy who could help. Basically said all I needed to do was fax the passport page ...
... the club district tonight in Chengdu after an amazing Last Supper. There is a river district just 5 min cab ride from our hotel that looks like it could be right out of Beijing or Shanghai catering to wealthy Chinese and expats. It was lots of fun and spent most our time salsa dancing. It was a beautiful bar that looked like it could have been right out Old Town. Wish I would have gone more while I was here, but I will be back next year for this trip of a ...
Carly, my Australian friend, and I spent two months travelling through mainland China, Tibet and Nepal. The rural scenery and the beautiful people blew me away. We took the worlds highest railway into Lhasa, Tibet where we spent the next week driving across Tibet, the beautiful, desolate, harsh and expanse landscape was breathtaking. The ...
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Amenities spot on. Service excellent and the best breakfast I have ever had. Bacon eggs etc etc etc.
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