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From atop a mountain at Nam Tso  
   

From atop a mountain at Nam Tso

Ollie and I climbed up the mountain near our tents. The Tibetans had arranged a complex arrangement of prayer flags on the apex.
Two Weeks in Tibet

August 3rd 2005
It has been a while since my last post as I have been traveling across Tibet via 4x4 with no access to the net. After a cool couple of days back in Chengdu, I hopped on a flight to Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet. On the flight, I met two English blokes (Oliver Tayler....aka OLLIE; Dominic...aka Junior). It took us a few days to get used to the altitude of Lhasa, the capital of Tibet (at 3500 ... read more
Asia » China » Tibet

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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