Tashi Tagel Hotel

No.8 Zang Yi Yuan Road, Lhasa, Tibet, 850000, China | Hotel

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Altitude and massages

A travel blog entry by anaketa


... if you pay, you can take it), so we felt unconfortable and in the wrong place, but soon a chinese troupe came and, going everywhere with their video camera, created a lot of disorder, breaking all the spiritual mood. So we decided to move on and see the rest of the monastery painted in vivid red and white. Drak Yerpa On the side of the other mountain, another magical scenario opened in front of us: many small chapels, built inside the rocks, where standing here ...


A travel blog entry by chuck


... in the canyon below and the mountains are much further apart exposing valleys. I look down the cliff side at the beautiful view. I noticed the road twists downwards towards this valley... "what is that?" I think looking down the road. "Costume" he says. We are about to cross a convoy of army trucks! I put on my mask, glasses and tuque. I pull my jacket high and slouch down. One by one the trucks pass us without slowing down! I hope we are almost there because I can't ...

The Capital City

A travel blog entry by marqual


... this was our last day in Lhasa, a few of us headed west to see some sites there. Several brides were having their wedding photos taken outside the palace. Just after leaving Potola, I noticed a door and window in the side of a hill with people entering and exiting - of course I needed to check it out and it turned out to be a Tibetan Tea House in a cave like structure. So we decided to stay and have some sweet yak milk tea and noodles for lunch. There was a single set ...

We reached the 'Land of Snows'!

A travel blog entry by jess_and_ben


... plateau and for the most part sits at an altitude of 4,000 - 5,000 metres.

Alongside us for most of the journey was the engineering marvel that is the Qinghai-Tibet Railway: completed in 2006 and laying claim to the title of world's highest railway reaching an altitude of 5,072 metres. Half the track lies on a permafrost, requiring a cooling system of pipes driven into the ...

Lhasa, thye capital on the roof of the world

A travel blog entry by kinemichelle

... been to before. The people are so religious, it is takin gup all their time. They are praying outside temples, pilgrimaging, always walking around with prayer beads, saying different buddhist verses, and even walk around with smal prayer wheels that they always turn around and around. I like how they seem to really keep their traditions, religion and traditional clothes.

The Tibetans are very curious, they will stop and just stare at ...


This hotel, located on No.8 Zang Yi Yuan Road, Lhasa, is near Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery (Zhebang Si), and Norbulingka (Precious Stone Garden).
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