Day 10: Lhatse - Yangpachen August 30th 2006 Yawn! What a great sleep last night.....
Today was just a slow and easy day with lots of time on the road. We drove from Lhatse, the south of Tibet towards the north-west, Yangpachen.
Midway, we get to visit an old Bon religion monastery. Bon religion was the pre-Buddhism religion in Tibet. You can learn all about Bon religion here. This monastery was founded by Nangton Dawa-gyeltsen in the 17t ... read more
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