Friendship Highway Tibet Day 1-2 April 9th 2012 We left Lhasa at 0730 hours to begin our three day drive to the Nepal border. Joining us are two travelers from Hong Kong, who I had been in contact with before this trip and we had all planned to travel together to defray some of the vehicle cost.
Our new guide, who I’ll call Damian, is young, intelligent and full of energy. For the tourist season he is a travel guide, during the winter month ... read more
Asia » China » Tibet » Shigatse 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
We are a husband and wife who love to travel. We prefer minimalist travel and usually take just a carry on size backpack each for a multi-week trip. We love to go to far away and exotic locations, preferably with a beach or mountains nearby and immerse ourselves in what different cultures have to offer, doing it as simply and frugally as possible without sacrificing too much comfort. We equally love to travel around our home state of AZ and to our nations beautiful National Parks.... full info