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All those steps  
   

All those steps

We puffed as we scaled these stairs to the Potala Palace.
A taste of altitude!

January 13th 2008
Sunday 13th January Only a fortnight left before we go home. Looking forward to that but at the same time we have so much to see. Both of us had reasonable night's sleep although we were both still suffering from altitude sickness and the pillows were too high. It will be great to get home to our own pillows! The breakfast of a lukewarm fried egg, toast, fried cabbage and chilli, and another un ... read more
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