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largest hospital in Tibet  
   

largest hospital in Tibet

yet not well-stocked with appropriate medicines
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
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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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