Day 5: Lhasa - Gyantse August 25th 2006 Wow! What a great day!!!!
Our road trip started today and it was great fun! We also got to finally meet our guide for the rest of the trip. His name is Pubu and that literally mean Thursday in Tibetan! He has quite unique pair of eyes for an Asian. Instead of the usual dark brown iris, his has a light brown hue. You can say that it look quite like a tigers'. If not for his cheeky character and bo ... read more
Asia » China » Tibet » Gyantse 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