I'm in a Stupa over Tibet October 20th 2008 Ni Hao everyone,
a quick catch up to show you some of the many (500+) photos I've taken of Tibet!
So far the journey has been a bit exhausting as we have travelled huge distances in a very short time. In a Tibetan walnut shell it has been:
London-Shanghai (lovely BA delays nearly spoiled the whole thing)
Shanghai airport - Shanghai on the lovely, lovely Maglev (430kmph!)
Shanghai - Lhasa on ... read more
Asia » China » Tibet » Shigatse 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