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]
Date: October 23rd 2007
Note: I haven't been able to put up some of the photos from Jokhang Temple as of today. I'll try and put them up next week.
New LhasaLhasa looked a little strange as our taxi drove us from the train station into the center of the town. It could have been the effects of the extreme high altitude messing with our heads, it could have been the surreal, near moonscape views of t ... read more