The Tibet Cang-gyan Lhasa Hotel
Travel Blogs from Lhasa
think you have to pay for this privilege.
We made it into town late afternoon, this meant bed for me and another
Feeling much better this morning and good thing as we have a
date with the Potala Palace, which was the old palace for the Dali lama. We walked down which was a challenge all by
itself and then the surprise. We had to
walk up 1,000 stairs. This was ...
... why she believed tibetans were dangerous she said that all over the news was a story about a young chinese girl "like her" who had been murdered outside Lhasa.
Of course tibetans were accused.
Fansu kept insiting that she was "in the military" since her husband is a soldier and therefore she could protect us in Lhasa. Of course we didn't tell her that the only thing we were scared of here was the chinese ...
... and stayed with a gentleman from France who was living in Malaysia. He is a blunt, honest man who scoffed when I told him I wanted to see everything. He had been living and working in various regions of Asia for a while and he informed me quite surely that I was going to get sick of temples. At the time I smiled politely and silently disagreed. Since my time in Lhasa was very short—three days to be exact—I was offered lengthy tours of three Tibetan Buddhist ...
... operation went well! Thinking of you, keep fighting the good fight through your recovery and I look forward to our next family 100 meter dash competition!
Rach and Muzz, Ngaire and I are looking forward to being an Aunty and Uncle, thinking of you and counting down (can nearly count down on two hands!!!)
To all our friends and family around the world! Thank you so much for all your messages, you are always in Ngaires and my thoughts.
Chris and Ngaire
... drive, we hit another traffic jam and Kelsa informed us, "we walk the rest of the way". The road is so narrow, that all the trucks waiting for the border to open had blocked the entire road. This was my first experience literally walking across the border of another country (not counting Mexico!) Kelsa escorted us to the border crossing and stayed with us all the way through customs (throughout our trip, he had to present our permit and tourist papers at ...