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Top of the world Ma, top of the world  
   

Top of the world Ma, top of the world

The view of the highest part of the train journey, Tanggulshan. It's about 5700m, they pipe in Oxygen on the train at this point
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

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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