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The Road Less travelled - Tibetan Sichuan - (Ganzi/ Manigango/ Dege)

June 8th 2007
SICHUAN, CHINA - (May 2007) Sat 26th - Thurs 31st May - (Ganzi) - I'm not sure what route Hee had planed to take after Kangding but it didn't take long to persuade him to come north with me up to Dege where the Bakonk Scripture Printing Lamasery (which according to Lonely Planet is revered as one of the three most important Tibetan Lamaseries) is loca ... read more
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Chinese Flag For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
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