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S&G at Yamdrok

Never realized how awesome sea level was - Tibet (Part 2)

April 27th 2009
Day 110 - 113 Tibet (Part II) The morning of April 28th, we said our goodbyes to Lhasa and made our way to the city of Gyantse, 255 kilometers south of Lhasa via the Gangbala Pass which reaches 5,000 meters above sea level. Along the way we passed the sacred Yamdrok Lake "Turquoise Lake", which was just stunning and completely deserving of the nickname. The color of the fresh water lake was a ... 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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