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The Old South Road

March 8th 2007
After a few days in Lhasa we felt the need to move out into the country. We'd had a great few days looking around the temples, but Lhasa is by far the most touristy place we have been and we wanted to see some scenery!! We arranged a 6 day trip out of Lhasa by jeep, sharing with Philip and Will, two brits we met on the train here. The plan was to travel via the old south road (now replaced by the ... read more
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