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On the way to Nepal  

On the way to Nepal

Lhasa to Old Tingri

July 29th 2005
Travelling through Tibet is like stepping into another time and world, kept locked away for so long it has retained a part of humanity that is lost in so much of the world today. It was one of the only places in travelling that I felt insignificant compared to the land, world, galaxy and Universe. The lives the Tibetans have are hard, with the harsh weather, altitude and the occupation by the Ch ... read more
Asia » China » Tibet » Friendship Highway

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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