Nyingchi Fujian Hotel
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... I love them. The power went off and I sat in the pitch black for a few minutes until a candle was produced.
Back in my little wooden box room, it got colder and colder, and I resolved to change guesthouse.
The next morning I found a guesthouse on the edge of town, a cosy little room with hot water (yay!) and a soft bed.
After washing all my stinky clothes at an outdoor tap in freezing cold water local style, I swung by the momo cafe again ...
... lead by an impressively tall principle who has presided here for 18 years. In the classroom, the Tibetan teacher never skipped a beat despite our presence in her classroom. The students, about 10 years old also kept eyes-front and engaged in the lesson. There was a chalkboard with Tibetan writing on it that had something to do with what was being taught, as well as a huge digital screen which projected the essence of the lesson as well as animations ...
... base of the Potala Palace in Lhasa. A meld of cultures. Since jet and altitude (presently we are at 2,600 metres) have combined, we looked a bit ragged but put on a strong brave face for our great dinner with the local tourism and cultural officials. The food! Wow! I will do a food blog post one day. It is delicious! Jet lag is really setting in, so it's off to the moon-sized bed I ...
a few hairy turns and several traffic jams we arrive at the border
town of Kodari, Nepal. We get out of the car and walk over the
Friendship Bridge to the Tibet Border (occupied by the Chinese).
There are tons of people outside, it's like a market atmosphere.
There are men and women – some of the women look like the Hmong we
saw in Vietnam – who are carrying heavy loads using a strap that
they place on ...
... a small village. m and p passed me but understandably rejected my campsite. 29 sep - sat woke up early and made reasonably quick start. After ony 15mins riding I met Delphine and her fella, an austrian couple who I believe were on push-bikes, although it was impossible to be sure what was under all their luggage. Their load included self-made panniers (d: i was thrown out of sowing class! me: you don't say) Friendly couple though, he v. taciturn, poss because beard ...