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No.11 Shanghai Middle Road, Xigaze, Tibet, 857000, China | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Xigaze

Tibet Part II - Mas Monasteries

A travel blog entry by gfiveg

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... have not already included a visit a few weeks prior. However, this retreat is a truly enjoyable place to stay and a second stopover was something I did not mind, along with another opportunity to hurl myself off the bridge on either the bungy jump or canyon swing.

Fast forward to the final part of our tour, and there I was again, strolling out onto the bridge, of which the walkway is an open grid that allows you a view straight down or more/less compels you to stare at ...

Celebrations

A travel blog entry by guytang

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After yesterday's excitement today was rather uneventful. We got up early in the morning, high tailed out of the wonderful guesthouse that we stayed in last night! Today's main attraction was the Tashihunpo monastery in Shigatse. The Tashihunpo monastery is one of the most important in Tibetan culture. The monastery was a huge complex almost like a mini walled city of its own. We hired a guide which ...

Breathtaking views and the gateway to Everest

A travel blog entry by griceydoesasia

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... just to get my breath back. Lunch was at a little local al fresco restaurant which was full of Tibetans enjoying the sunshine. The extensive menu boasted 3 dishes and after paying only a quid for a delicious big bowl of noodles and wild mushrooms I was as chuffed as I was full. The place was a rustic outback place with sunshades of vines and wrinkly tin roofing. The toilet was a neat concrete bunker which you climbed stairs to before being faced with ...

Shigatse

A travel blog entry by vincethepince

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... we got there late but Drujal ordered us some beef soup. It was absolutely awesome. It was ground beef and green onions in a curry broth and it came with steamed buns that you could use to soak up the broth. So good. We have another early morning tomorrow as we make our way to Rombuk, near Everest base camp. Depending on our arrival time and the weather, we may make the hike to base camp either in the afternoon or the next morning. We will be spending the next few days at >5000m. ...

From the 3rd world to the modern city

A travel blog entry by adventurescot

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... to see what lay ahead and I hit a number of large rocks and ended
up just about diving into many very large potholes. All I could do was follow
the bike in front and note how that bike went up and down etc and hopefully
expect mine to do the same. It was like riding with a
blindfold!!!
Riding down some of the steep embankments on this dusty
road was certainly a challenge on its own. One minute you were riding on a
rather soft dusty section ...

Location

This hotel, located on No.11 Shanghai Middle Road, Xigaze, is near Tashilumpo Monastery (Zhashilunbu Si) and Palkhor Monastery and Kumbum Stupa.
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