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... yesterday. Sure, the photo makes it look like it's just standing there like a big, dozy cow but trust me, it's bucking mad. I rodeo until it's safe to dismount.
We head back down the pass and it is possible, with the assistance of gravity, for our little bus to go even faster round the corners and head to the airport where we grab a bite to eat and wait for our flight to Chengdu. Rajiv doesn't trust my Chinese and ...
... pilgrims in one of several large clay ovens. Two prayer poles were draped with offering scarves to a height of four feet. Closer to the temple entrance, some folks are doing prostrations; we walked around them to get into the building. Inside, it was dark and smoky, and VERY crowded. Corridors were narrow, and our OAT group held hands to stay together. People were ...
... good Indian meal of garlic naan, chicken masala and chicken biryani.
Our final stop for the day (thankfully as we were both exhausted) is the Jokhang Temple. This is the holiest Buddhist temple in Tibet. It is a beautiful temple with some huge statues of Buddhas, past, present and future. Unfortunately, no photography is allowed inside.We then climbed up to the rooftop for a beautiful view -- both of the adornments on the top of the temple and the surrounding areas. ...
... t worth knowing! After several hours of hearing about China and the history of his hometown, we decided we needed a little break from our lesson so when Tony wasn't looking, we slipped away to get some food in the restaurant car. We had absolutely no idea what was on the menu or how to order the food and were about to give up and eat our second pot noodle of the day when Tony turned up to continue imparting his knowledge! Although we were not initially thrilled to see him, good old ...
... doing this. It is so punishing to the body. Devotion is palpable watching this kind of grueling act of belief.
Buddhist monks are everywhere, mingling with the crowds, doing kitchen duty in the temples and monasteries, shopping just like you and I, and of course, chatting on their cell phones.
But back to the kora---three times around the Barkhor we went, achieving MUCH inner peace with impulse buying. You follow the crowd in the ...