Lasha Jinsheng Hotel
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... come into the city from the farmlands, leaving their homes for weeks, sometimes months in order to come and pray together.
There are only a few monks left in Jokhang now, and they are effectively prisoners; allowed to stay in order to keep the temple running, so long as they don't talk to the ...
... whether it be a small patch on the edge of a cliff or a larger tract close by was used for growing crops or pasture for cows. From here the road began to climb steadily, gently at first, winding around the contour of the mountains, but before long the incline became steeper to conquer the thousand metre altitude. Traffic signs stood on the shoulder of the road suggesting the need to sound the ...
... Dalai Lama's last bedroom exactly as he left it. Message: if you live a life with simplicity then it's easy to leave behind a spotless bedroom!
His only creature comfort that he owned was a humongous radio given to him by the president of India. The 13th Dalai Lama predicted the takeover of Tibet (a good oracle reader was he), and the current Dalai Lama was snuck out disguised as a soldier in 1959. His fascination was short wave radios and taking apart watches, who ...
... terrain that we noticed on arrival, with quiet small villages and herds of yaks popping up every few kilometers. We slowly got used to the routine government checkpoints, where our papers had to be shown each time and we were observed through the jeep window like livestock in transit.
The first day we travelled through three mountain passes to the town of Gyantse. The highest point we reached that day was 5 030 meters above sea level. The closest to the skies ...
As we all stood here chatting and admiring the wonderful
scenery here from what seemed nowhere came this large friendly dog. He looked
quite well kept but was still scrounging about us for food. Of course with him
being so friendly some of us just had to give him a pat.
Still at the view point, there over the wall and right
down to the waters edge were loads of small man made cairns made up from piles
of stones. I have no idea what they were made ...