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Tibet

Higher Ground

May 15th 2006
"Go to Tibet and see many places, then tell the world". -14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso, exiled in Dharamsala Northern India Currently sitting on the "rooftop of the world" in the capital of Tibet, the Holy city of Lhasa. The altitude of 3700 meters, heavenly mountain scenery and the deeply devoted Buddhist influence makes for an intoxicating brew. Since the last update, my last experience in ... read more
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