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One of many high passes

Day 315 - Our 4x4 adventure begins

May 13th 2007
Today we met with Pasang, Poo Poo (true) and the 4x4 - our guide, driver and transport until we reach Nepal in 3 weeks time. Independent travel in Tibet is not allowed, and since we cannot think of many things worse than joining some of the tour groups we have crossed paths with, we have decided to splash out and do this trip properly by hiring a Landcruiser and these 2 Tibetans. To start things ... read more
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