Tibet Hongshan Hotel

No.41 Beijing Middle Road, Lhasa, Tibet, 850000, China | Hotel
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Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple

A travel blog entry by vincethepince


... were fairly simple. It was a lot of fun mainly laughing at the site of a couple thousand people line dancing in a huge circle. This would not happen in Canada, ever. Gina tried to shoot some video. Afterwards we walked back to our hotel with a stop at the supermarket on the way to buy some snacks for lunch for tomorrow. We have a free day but we are heading out to visit some meditation caves up in the mountains and hopefully do some hiking. André and ...

Tour day two hit and miss

A travel blog entry by agnetasherborne


... on the group have the same 'symptoms'. Almost identical breakfast this morning too but the coffee s jut so good and p,entiful that that doesn't matter at all. Left at nine with the same group as yesterday. Glorious weather with a completely blue sky today too. We drove along the northern bank of the Kyichu River up through a mountain pass absolutely covered with sutra streamers at a height of about 4000m. An amazing sight! Blue for sky, ...

The DREAM Trip! Tibet/ Mt Everest/ Kathmandu,Nepal

A travel blog entry by kritgunn


... Qinghai-Tibet Railway as of 2012. The railway is slated to be extended further into Tibet with construction already in progress.
The average altitude along the tibet railway is 4,600m with
temperatures dipping down to -30C. The air oxygen content is half of
what it is in lower sea level areas.
10. The Amdo construction site is the highest ...

Don't mention the Dalai Lama

A travel blog entry by annietheowl


... and our guide never even mentioned it; most disappointing. Although there was a twist.When I told our (Tibetan) driver about the dancing the next morning he told us it is a government sponsored event; i.e. people are forced or paid to go along to give tourists, both foreign and Chinese the impression that Tibet is a happy, happy place. The Tibetans don't like it one bit! Didn't stop it being fun, but it did take the edge off it and possibly explain why Paldin didn't tell us ...

Stranger in a strange land

A travel blog entry by mickspicks


... the scenes, the music, the language, the food, the money, trying to figure out how to turn the light on in my room - 8501 which of course is on the 5th floor... and on and on. Hey I am not complaining - I did not come here for familiar and this is about as out there as landing in Tunisia in 1977.

Tibet thus far has turned out to be an incredibly strange and facinating place. Let the journey continue.....



This hotel, located on No.41 Beijing Middle Road, Lhasa, is near Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery (Zhebang Si), and Norbulingka (Precious Stone Garden).
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