Travel Blogs from Baiyin
... in the event of disaster than that of the ancient life jackets to keep me afloat!
Samye is Tibet's first monastery. The 1200-year-old site is where Guru Rinpoche battled demons to introduce Buddhism to Tibet and where the future course of Tibetan Buddhism was sealed in a great debate. As we circled through the monastery our Tibetan guide started the inevitably confusing process of trying to educate us ...
... entry. Finding none I put mine in my checked-in luggage, then had the bag searched and the book confiscated on entry anyway! Luckily, and despite internet restrictions such as no Facebook, I managed to download a copy onto my Kindle a few days later in Lhasa...
Once through customs we were met by out Tibetian guide and driver and hopped on our trusty green bus to drive to Tsetang for our first night in Tibet. Beautiful landscape to look at along ...
... like. Indeed, I can see why it’s famous—the place was absolutely nuts. People,
drunk and sober alike, were dancing all around, and there was a massive stage
in the middle with some performers singing pretty legitimately, as well as
doing some funky Chinese-robot dances (they love the robot here). Beers were
50rmb a pop—roughly $10—so we only bought one per person just to appear as if
we weren’t creeping on everyone, but we ...
... there 35,000 years ago created the Ordos Culture. Before the Qin Dynasty (221BC-206BC) established shires and counties to administrate this area, Ih Ju League was entirely or partly governed by some nomadic tribes. In the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), the Ordos Tribe was divided into 6 leagues.
♥Physical Features: Located in the upper reaches of the Yellow River, the city is in the hinterland of the Ordos Plateau. The terrain is higher in ...
... entry, the greenness really doesn't go that far back but for me, it has to be enough. So once again I found myself peddling past happy smiling farmers whose lives are spent in their fields and are more than happy to offer a huge smile and wave followed by a loud HELLOW!
On my last Corn Ride I actually had no idea where I was going and how far ...
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