TIBET ONCE AGAIN April 15th 2010 TIBET: In Shangri-La once again
This third trip to Tibet, a land that has been quite enigmatic to me, is more like a passage with a purpose. I am actually on my way to Nepal, and I'm just stopping in Tibet to meet the 3 Tibetan kids with congenital heart disease who will have heart surgery sponsored to my small NGO, Helping Children Heal (HCH) (www.helpingchildrenheal.com), through the organiza ... read more
Asia » China » Tibet » Lhasa 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
I'm a Brazilian and long time resident of the US.
I've always been fascinated by cultural diversity and I've had the opportunity to travel overseas over the years. 2005, however, brought me the "wings" to fly solo and further away. I started these new jorneys with Tibet (picture). That's huge for someone who used to panic in airplanes!
I have a passion for exploring and learning about our incredible world and people watching is one of my favorite hobbies. I'm enjoying the opportunity to observe and absorb so much from people in their own environment. I'm particularly drawn to cultures wh... full info