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... beer so we moved on again. Then we found a completely empty bar which only had warm beer available. But, excited at the prospect of infinitely multiplying his customer numbers (from naught to six!), the barman insisted we wait whilst he went and found us some cold ones. Five minutes later he returned with some more warm ones! When our resident beer temperature tester, Stephen pointed out his error, without missing a beat, the barman responded, 'Warm beer is much better for ...
Lhasa, Tibet - James
There is so much to say about Tibet.
Fiona has already commented on the people and the clash of the old peaceful, religious culture of Tibet with the new thrusting, aggressive modernisation coming from China.
Due to the rather bleak and beautiful geography of the place, it is not obvious that the growth and (now) slightly capitalist concept of communist China ...
... 8211; the bad
- Missing the Lama debating at Sera Monastery
- The toilet stops – safer & cleaner to go by the side of the road!!
- The Chinese bus driver verbally abusing the guide and the paying passengers!
- Not seeing the Zhongshan ruins in Gyantse
- Having to constantly fight for what we had paid for
- Guides not speaking in clear English despite being told we would ...
... From here headed out into the garden and found a lake with a couple of pavillions stitting on an island in the middle of it. Guess the breeze off the water in summer must be cooling. Hung out here for a bit before heading back out to the entrance.
Once at the museum I found out that the only exhibit that was open was the one from the Shanghai Expo. For some reason all the rooms with the Tibetian exhibits were closed. Bit disappointing but thankfully it didnt cost me anything to ...
After 2 days of train, I finally arrive to Lhasa. It really worth the long trip as the views along the railway is really amazing. the train started to ascent gradually during the second day and reached its highest point at 5200 m and descend till 3650 m in Lhasa.I do feel some synptomes such as short of breath, a bit of headache and ...