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Potala Palace

...from the viewing platform...
Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple: Lhasa Days 3 & 4

May 6th 2017
Great start to Tibet and also starting to get a little more acclimated to the altitude, in hindsight I think the tour was designed in such a way as to do some lighter touring in the first couple of days (with some stairs at the monasteries) before tackling the many steps at the Potala Palace and later on in the week Everest Base Camp... This day was all about the two major sites here in Lhasa: th ... read more
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1st July 2017

The Potala
4th July 2017

Truly is...
...went back a couple times on our own to just admire it and snap as many photos as we could...haha...

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