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Lhasa, Tibet, China
Just before dawn, I’d set out to explore Chakpori—the “Iron Hill”—highest promontory in Lhasa. On its summit, Sangye Gyatsho, seventeenth century regent of Tibet, built the Mentsikhang, a medical college that turned out doctors until it was...
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Pedestrian St, Chengguan Qu, Lasa Shi, Xizang Zizhiqu, China, 850000
In the Jokhang Temple square there were so many pilgrims representing many areas of Tibet. This elderly woman was watching me with my camera and seemed curious so using gestures I asked to take her photo. Her stories of a long life are etched in...
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Chengguan, Lhasa, Tibet, China, 850000
We Americans are private about using the toilet. It is not a group activity, and we don’t like to share the gory details. While I am able to vomit with dignity in front of my medical doctor spouse, I must have total privacy, with the door closed,...
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7 Jijilangka Rd, Sangzhuzi Qu, Rikaze Shi, Xizang Zizhiqu, China
One of my most favorite moments of my trip to Tibet... capturing this young woman's picture in Tibet at a monestary.
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Chengguan, Lhasa, Tibet, China, 850000
The heart of the city of Lhasa, Tibet is Barkhor Square. The place thrives with all sorts of commercial and religious activities that are uniquely Tibetan and it’s a great place to just watch a very fascinating world go by. While there are a few...
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Seeing Potala Palace at sunset was a highlight of our visit to Lhasa, Tibet. The Palace is amazing inside and out!
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Lhasa, Tibet, China
The place where Tibetan monks would pray and gather - inside the Sera Monastery
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China, Tibet, Lasa Shi, Chengguan Qu, Linkuo S Alley, 林廓南巷 邮政编码: 850000
Lhasa, Tibet In the Tsangkhung Nunnery are Yak butter lamps to light the way through a maze of small rooms. There are many offerings throughout the Nunnery to Buddha
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Dangquhe E Rd, Dangxiong Xian, Lasa Shi, Xizang Zizhiqu, China
At an altitude of 4700 meters, you can see countless stars and galactic nebula, this scene can be seen only in high altitude areas. There are some high altitude places which are perfect to observe the stars and space in Tibet, Namtso Lake is one...
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Dangquhe E Rd, Dangxiong Xian, Lasa Shi, Xizang Zizhiqu, China, 851500
Namtso Lake is the largest lake in Tibet, and the highest lake in the world. The lake surface is at 4,740 meters above sea level, measuring about 70 kilometers long and 30 kilometers broad, with a surface area of 1,920 square kilometers. Namtso...
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35 Beijing Middle Rd, Chengguan Qu, Lasa Shi, Xizang Zizhiqu, China, 850000
We always imagine Tibet as a spiritual place. It certainly is, and to top it off the locals are among the most beautiful and stylish I've ever seen. They perform prostrations around monasteries, amid the architecture of the palaces, fields of yaks...
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Guangfu Ave, Bayi Qu, Linzhi Shi, Xizang Zizhiqu, China, 860000
Breathtaking view of Basum Tso or Draksum Tso in Kongpo (Linzhi in Chinese), this beautiful lake surrounds by many of snow capped mountains and some holy temples around the lake, need to take boat if want to visit those monasteries.
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Dagze, Lhasa, Tibet, China
For those with an interest in Tibetan Buddhism, Dra Yerpa hermitage, about 16km northeast of Lhasa, is one of the holiest cave retreat. - See more at: http://www.tibettravel.org/tibet-travel-guide/drak-yerpa.html