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Day 1

The Train Trip to Tibet - Qinghai-Tibet Railway

January 12th 2008
Friday 11th January Not only was it still dark when we left the hostel at 0700 it was also raining very lightly. Luckily the bus was there within 5 minutes just as Judy had said it would be and we were at the railway station within 10 minutes. The atmosphere at the station was mind-boggling. In the dim light all you could see were thousands of people in the square, either waiting for arrival ... read more
Asia » China » Tibet

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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