Shigatse

Shigatse, China

Travel Blogs from Shigatse

Shigatse Travel Blogs (253)
A week in Shigatse, Shigatse, China travel blog

A week in Shigatse

A travel blog entry by mr_rain

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... during my first day. We spent each night in a different restaurant or bar. I had a good look and cycle around Shigatse, discovering a fantasic old town, a newly modeled small Potala, another summer palace, two great monestaries, one of the BEST I was ...

Tibetan Monestary visit, Gyanste, China travel blog

Tibetan Monestary visit

A travel blog entry by mr_rain

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This was the first monestary I came across the follwoing day,where I stopped to look around. The monks had obviously never been visited by an Englishman before, so were extremely curious. They were extremely friendly, letting me stay the ...

Everest base camp, 5200m, and on to Shigatse, Shigatse, China travel blog

Everest base camp, 5200m, and on to Shigatse

A travel blog entry by rachel_john

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... the scenery changes to dry expansive river valleys where the locals grow barley, oil seed rape, and potatoes. At nightfall we reach Shigatse, seat of the Panchen Lama, and check into our rather posh chinese run hotel. We have our first really good nights ...

Unhospitable punctures in the middle of nowhere, Shigatse, China travel blog

Unhospitable punctures in the middle of nowhere

A travel blog entry by mr_rain

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... early I cycled through a heavy rain storm for about an hour. Then carried on West. I had about 80km to get to Shigatse, where a pre-booked 3 star hotel room awaited me. The only thing I didn't count on was bicycle problems. I stopped for lunch, in ...