"Place of Gods" - Holy Land Lhasa

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I have traveled to 30 countries, posted 331 pictures and written 147 entries in 44 travel blogs
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Gordon.ye
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About Gordon.ye

Profession
Geographic Information System
Favourite music
Classical, Broadway, Opera, Russian/Italian Folk
Birthplace
Beijing, China
Favourite movie
Indiana Jones Trilogy
Languages
Mandarin Chinese, English, a little Portuguese and French
Interests and hobbies
mountaineering, hiking, skiing, capoeira, ethnography, geography, ecology, botany, architecture, photography, landscape/interior design
Favourite book
From 1 to Infinity by George Gamow

Recent Entries by Gordon.ye

  • The name Lhasa means "Place of Gods" in Tibetan. This is the capital of Tibet since the 7th century, also the holiest city in Tibet and center of Tibetan culture. One of the biggest palace-fortress...

  • The Qinghai-Tibet railway is the world's highest railway. Completed in 2007, it travels for 1233 miles on the "Roof of the World" - a vast plateau as much as 3 vertical miles above sea level. Only ...

  • Istanbul, the Golden City - Dec 22, 2015

    To see the rest of our photos, visit my Flickr albums here and here. Istanbul, Byzantium, Constantinople - The city bearing all three names is history's longest-lasting powerful city. Rome, Baby...

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