Purity June 29th 2006 Itinerary: Lhasa -- Shigatsu -- Dingri -- Mt. Everest base camp -- Gyangtse -- Lhasa -- Mila Mountain -- Basong Lake -- Linzhi -- Lhasa -- Darnshung -- Namtso Lake -- Yangachen -- Lhasa.
After two weeks of restless traveling in Tibet, I have finally slowed down my pulse, settled in the heart of Tibet -- Lhasa, to learn the Tibetan script and to clearify my thoughts on this mysterious place.
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Asia » China » Tibet 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