Of Prayer Wheels, Mandalas, and Thangkas May 17th 2010 "Tashi Delek!" Our local guide, Jam, greeted us as he placed a traditional Tibetan white scarf (khata) on our necks. After 53 hours of train travel, we were finally in Lhasa. Even at night, the city looked crisp and modern. Roads and buildings were neatly planned and structured. The city appeared to have a surfeit of marble supply because the roads and walkways were made from marble. Yes, ma ... read more
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
I used to believe I could find the cure for cancer. And diabetes. And win a Nobel prize for it.
Then I went out of the hospital.
Then I discovered the road. And enjoyed it.
Now, (almost) everything I do, I do to get me to travel.
Who knows, I still might. But currently, I am enjoying what I'm doing. So it would most likely take a while.
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