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Potala Palace at Night (2)  
   

Potala Palace at Night (2)

Tibet - Lhasa

August 12th 2013
I spent days just wandering around the streets and alleys in Lhasa and was lucky enough to be there during a religious holiday. Thousands of pilgrims from all over the Tibetan plateau visit Lhasa to pray in front of temples on September 8th. Some have to leave home in May or June to ensure a successful journey to faith. Pilgrims and vistors usually crowd religious sites, such as Jokhang Temple, Pa ... 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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