Lhasa Day Two! November 1st 2008 Today we went to visit the Potala Palace which is huge and impressive! It's not used for much anymore and you can only go in parts of it, but it is well preserved.
After the Potala, we ate a quick lunch of yak noodle soup in a cave cafe and then we went to the Sera Monastery which is famous for their debating monks.
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Asia » China » Tibet » Lhasa 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