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Jokhang Temple

Faithful prostrating themselves in prayer.
Lhasa, Tibet - Day #10

September 11th 2005
Saturday, September 10, 2005 Weather: Clear and sunny. Temperature: Mid 80's. The temperature reported above may be misleading. At 12,000' on a sunny day temperatures in the mid 80's can feel really hot. We brought along sun screen with SPF of 44 but mostly forgot to use it. In any event, we were usually in the bus or touring indoors so no serious sunburn occurred. Today was the visit to ... 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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