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Sema Monastry

Seven days in Tibet (and one night in Tingri hospital)

October 24th 2010
The decision to go to Tibet was a difficult one. On one hand we really wanted to see the culture and environment before it is completely changed, on the other hand, we weren't too keen on being forced onto a pre-arranged guided tour and given a carefully selected view of the country courtesy of the Chinese Government. In the end, our desire to see the country won and we signed up for a very typic ... read more
Asia » China » Tibet » Friendship Highway

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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