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... while. Stephanie is heading back to the Philippines.
I know that nothing stays the same. It is important to embrace change. Despite the ending coming, I am beyond happy that I chose to leave Colorado for China. I have experience way more than I ever thought I would. It is relieving to know that I am returning to Beijing next semester. I love the energy and the rawness of the city. Unlike most places, Beijing catches my attention and it keeps me moving in all direction.
... a good rest in the afternoon. Overnight at Lhasa.
Day02 Lhasa tour
Sightseeing in Lhasa, visiting Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple & Barkhor Market. Overnight at Lhasa.
Day03 Lhasa tour
Sightseeing in Lhasa, visit Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery. Overnight at Lhasa.
Day04 Lhasa / Yamdrok Lake / Gyantse (Elev3950m .distance270km)
Driving to Gyantse via Yamdrok ...
Silk Market: No trip to China is complete without buying some fake tat, so a shopping trip to the silk market was just what is needed. The silk market is not your average back street market it is a plush shiny glass shopping mall with 5 floors of designer rip offs including trainers, shoes, bags, clothes, jewellery, watches, sunnies and the obligatory Chinese silk and tailoring. It was quite something and Tim put his haggling skills to the test. Cheap ...
... known scam at that. The idea is that a person, or two people will approach speaking pretty good English and invite you to have a drink or something to eat with them. When it's time to pay up, you are stuck with a massive bill that they insist you pay or they will call the police. Luckily, we both realized what was going on, so we were able to avoid the awkward and stressful situation entirely. After we turned down their offer, we continued on our way and ...
... there’d be plenty of taxis to choose from for him to take to the airport. We stopped at a little café, had a nice chat about China, traveling, and life in general, then I saw him off at the cab line and headed for the food stalls. It was there that I got my first glimpse of some of China’s more adventurous cuisine. As I stared in wonder at newly impaled scorpions squirming on bamboo skewers, a young man behind the counter said, “You ...