Gang Gyan Lhasa Hotel
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Honestly, I thought one monastery was enough, but Tibet travel org tried to recommend the Sera monastery to me after my visit to Jokhang temple. I finally took their recommendation and went to the Sera in that afternoon. I was deeply attracted by the debating at the courtyard. It was amazingly interesting.
Located on the northern …
Lets be honest, I would rather travel independently but this is not an option in Tibet. The Chinese aren't really keen on foreigners travelling to Tibet after the 2008 riots and to get in you need to get a Tibet Travel Permit which can only be granted to a travel agency. Even to get train tickets into Tibet you need a travel agency. There are lots …
Arrived last night exhausted from the train journey, where we had both been suffering some stomach trouble, and although we decided not to eat we headed out onto the streets and the old sector which is a maze of alleyways, so it didn't take us long to discover we were lost. After a long walk and questioning many locals we finally made it back to …
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wandering around town.
On the third day we woke up
to do a tour of the city
with our bikes just the 2 of us!
We were almost the only ones outside.
Then we headed towards
Namsto Lake (4h drive, 8 in all).
It was surreal!!
Tibetans consider it a holy lake.
Despite all the tourists,
it was magical!