Greeting Hotel

No.3 Yutuo Road, Chengguan District, Lhasa, Tibet, 850000, China | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Lhasa

I Can Do It - Only 364 Steps

A travel blog entry by travelingma on Jul 26, 2014

10 photos

... eggs and bacon.

First stop of the day was a visit to a widowed 60 year old Tibetan woman. She opened her house to us, providing snacks and yak butter tea. Yes, that was yak butter tea but I will get to that in a minute. Her home was very colorful and all the seating area double as beds. They heat their water with solar screens. It takes about 40 minutes in the summer and about one hour in the winter. She also shared her in-house temple with us. This ...

Prayer Flags...

A travel blog entry by chopsticks on Jul 22, 2014

... up to the top together. Lopsung wrote whatever we wanted on them and we tied them all together and hung them. It was awesome! THAT is definitely the understatement of the trip! I also hung another huge string of prayer flags, for John, Melissa, Mike, Shawna, Joe, Rozalia and Chris...I hung them in a really windy spot so that all your good fortune comes soon! I can't even believe I am writing this down and that it actually happened! I can't wait to post the pictures of ...

Lhasa Nice Day

A travel blog entry by free_range_hen on Sep 28, 2013

10 photos

... 14th and current Dalai Lama fled to Dharamsala (remember we went there) in north India on 1959 during the Tibetan uprising. Construction of the palace started in 1645 by the Great 5th Dalai Lama, after one of his spiritual advisers, Konchog Chophel, said that the site was ideal as a seat of government. The building measures 400 by 350 metres with sloping stone walls 5m thick at the base. The walls contain copper in the foundations to help protect it ...

LHASA, Roof of the World

A travel blog entry by gapyearcloealex on Sep 17, 2011

1 comment, 211 photos

... around him to make sure no one had heard him.


On a higher note,
according to a recent Time article,
the tibetans in exile
in Dharamsala, India are
preparing to fight,
once the 14th dalai-lama dies.

We can't wait to see,
the tibetans again,
as we will be in Dharamsala in February anyway!

We'll keep you updated,
on what we hear and see there!

PEACE!

...

Standing on the Roof of the World

A travel blog entry by staudhammer on Sep 13, 2011

38 photos

... are everywhere. Portable awnings are set up in parks and busy sidewalks, under which troops catch some rest for their feet while playing cards or grabbing something to drink. Snipers with high powered rifles sit atop prominent rooftops waiting… for what, I have no idea. The government claims they are there to keep the peace but honestly, the troops were the only part of Lhasa that made me feel unsafe.

It’s sad to see the strong hand of the ...

Location

This hotel, located on No.3 Yutuo Road, Chengguan District, Lhasa, is near Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery (Zhebang Si), and Barkhor Street.
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