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July 29th 2005
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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 Full Entry

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Another BreakdownAnother Breakdown
Another Breakdown

Half an hour to Nepal and we breakdown, another opportunity to reflect!
Green FieldsGreen Fields
Green Fields

Taken as the jeep was moving hence the slightly skew angle
Fields of GoldFields of Gold
Fields of Gold

They use the yellow flowers to make Oil
Himalayan RangeHimalayan Range
Himalayan Range

As far as the eye can see
Himalayan RangeHimalayan Range
Himalayan Range

Amazing sky
On the way to NepalOn the way to Nepal
On the way to Nepal

This was incredible how lush and green it became on the way to the Nepalese valley

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13th April 2009

hey. im interning with students for a free tibet in mcleod gnaj, india (aka little lhasa) so it was interesting to read about the real tibet. thanks for the photos and words. tashi delek! marin
16th July 2011

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