Xigatse, China

Travel Blogs from Xigatse

Xigatse Travel Blogs (6)
Sometimes The Truth Is Ugly, Xigatse, China travel blog

Sometimes The Truth Is Ugly

A travel blog entry by charmedlife

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... it. However, this is a place where I do not want to go to prison, never to be seen again. According to Amnesty International, China holds more than 500,000 people without charge or trial, and several Tibetans go to jail for life for little reason - an NGO ...

Xigatse, Xigatse, China travel blog


A travel blog entry by raquel_chiel


... de la revolucion cultural. Ahora te puedes hacer monje pero para quedarte siendo uno tienes que obtener un permiso especial del gobierno. En Xigatse, que es una ciudad mas grande estuvimos buscando un banco, y nos dijeron que cierra a las 1830 y que el ...

7 days in Tibet (part 2), Xigatse, China travel blog

7 days in Tibet (part 2)

A travel blog entry by das1601


... with all the others visited so far, this one suffered great damage during the Cultural Revolution, when monastaries all over China were destroyed as they were considered hotbeds of bourgeois thought. This monastery was distinctive for a few reasons ...

Lazy temple day, Xigatse, China travel blog

Lazy temple day

A travel blog entry by murrayrudd


Today dawned cloudy and rainy. We've been so lucky this whole trip in getting the right weather at just the right time. I got a couple of hours work done in the morning, editing a student's first dissertation draft over a slow breakfast. Dowa (not sure ...