TripAdvisor Reviews Shannan Hotel Tsetang
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... barley that it can be eaten with yak butter tea, water or beer.
It remember us the oat meal, the typical english country breakfast made with oat mixed with water or milk, and we of course wanted to try it. It was sweet and tasty. We really like it!
Too young to die!
Satisfied by our energic breakfast, we began our long trip to Samye Monastery.
It took almost 9 hours, also because a couple of unfortunately events came between us and our way. ...
Today was just really a travelling day, heading from Kathmandu to Tsetang in Tibet.
The flight from Kathmandu flies close to Everest and we were able to see the mountain from the air...although it felt like the plane dipped to the left as everyone tried to peer out the windows on that side!
Forewarned about Chinese customs we diligently checked our guide books for any images of the current Dalai Lama - banned in China and a potential reason to ...
... we had lunch which consisted of a vegetable noodle soup and stir fried capsicum and yak meat which were delicious.
After lunch we drive back to Tsetang first to get some tissues and try to buy mouth wash in that we had no success so we continued on to Yumbu Lakang especially to obtain some horse photos for Fiona and I am pleased to say in that we succeeded now back to Yarlung River Hotel to change money and ...
... was certainly easier than walking. The next stop was the Traduk Temple built in the 7th century by the Tibetan King Songtsen Gombo.
More photos inside and we also lit prayer candle each. From there back to the hotel to do some work on the blog and check on home news via bigpond and also view a few of our videos with Dicky.
Dinner at our hotel was again perfect what more could one ask for in a day.
... colours and textures.
Our journey took us along the Yaluzhangbu River to the small town of Tsedang. All along the river and as far as we could see were extensive plantings of poplars and willows. Lochoe explained that these plantings were part of the enormous Chinese re-vegetation project. We were to witness environmental and re-afforestation projects on a mind boggling scale all through central and far west China. ...