Lhasa to Xining via the Qinghai-Tibet Railway – China, Asia

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Ride the world's highest railway at altitudes of 5,072 meters with author, Olga Leskiw-Suzuki.

The Yin and Yang of China Travel – Asia

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Olga Leskiw-Suzuki delves into the good, the bad and the ugly of travelling through China.

The Back Side of the Mountain – Lhasa, Tibet, China, Asia

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Debby Merickel finds that Lhasa, the former capital of Tibet, takes all of your senses at least one step beyond comfort.

Yak Butter Tea – Tidrum, Tibet

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home_june17_yak.jpgWhile “hot” and “cold”

Wild Women Take on Tibet – Lhasa/Tibet/China

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Yelena Brachman’s spiritual journey to the holiest

The Brad Pitt Effect

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One horse towns, feudal economies and mountain sic

Lhasa Travel Facts

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The Basics City Name: Lhasa Where is it located?: Lhasa is in southern Tibet. Why do people go there: The fabled city of Lhasa used to be the home of the Dali Lama. It’s the cultural center of Tibet. How do travelers get there?: There are domestic flights from Tibet to get to Lhasa. Many […]

Straight into Another World – Tibet

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Christopher Wood wondered if Ganden monastery was

Searching for Something #18: The Roof of the World- Tibet

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The ubiquitous police presence in Tibet has Tutti glad the cops can’t read English, but where they are suspicious, the Tibetans are welcoming.

Searching for Something #19: Seven Days in Tibet – Tibet

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Going from Lhasa to Everest has no shortage of interesting monks and monasteries, and Tutti’s favorite: the 10,000 images of the Gyantse Kumbum.