On the Lhasa Express October 15th 2007 Greetings from wonderland!
All tourist to enter to Tibetan Autonomus Region must be part of a tour group accompanied by a tourguide and have a valid Permit emitted by the Tibetan Tourist Bureau. After successfully arranging my Tibet permit -a piece of paper sent to me by e-mail- saying that I am a one person tour group and I am my own guide too. I took the brand new train to Lhasa. After signin ... 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