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Our road for hundreds of miles.  
   

Our road for hundreds of miles.

Now made more passable, this road has been in use for thousands of years. If this was the only road to travel distances for much of the region's human history, imagine what the rest of the terrain, beyond the road and the river is like?
#54 Teaching at Taizhou Teachers College, China (TIBET #4- Day 5+6 traveling in Tibet)

September 9th 2006
Foreigner visitors to Tibet require a special permit, that must be issued by the local authorities in Lhasa. Tibet is considered an "autonomous region of China", and though it is possible to secure entry-permission as an individual traveller, booking with an authorized travel-agent makes the process simpler, less cumbersome, and "seemingly" worryless. Arthur and I had negotiated with an agency ... read more
Asia » China » Tibet » Lhasa

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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