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From Rongphu Monastery

The highest monastery in the world, at 4980m. Oh yeah, and it's Mt. Everest in the background...
Everest Base Camp and beyond, Tibet

September 23rd 2005
Hi again, Everest. The top of the world. The famous mountain that has been one of my dream destinations for years. And today I am going to its base camp from the northern side. We reserved for ourselves two nights in the EBC just to make sure that we have a period of good weather and that we will be able to see the peak. We drove to the base camp through a special short cut that our driver knows, ... read more
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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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