Yamdrok-Tso – Tibetians’ Holy Lake
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Yamdrok-Tso – Tibetians’ Holy Lake

Today, the tour group will be leaving the comfort of Lhasa. We were briefed to leave the bulk of our luggages in the Lhasa hotel and bringing with us only the bare necessities to…

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Namco Lake – Highest Salt Lake in the World
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Namco Lake – Highest Salt Lake in the World

After a night of drip, I was feeling alot better & decided to risk the recurrence of my diarrhea on a whole day road trip. I will have to endure roadside ‘Singing…

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Drepung – Monastery of Collecting Rice
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Drepung – Monastery of Collecting Rice

The night of Day 2 saw heavy downpours at my hotel area in Lhasa. The guides told us that such heavy rain were pretty rare in Tibet and…

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Potala Palace – Tombs of Past Dalai Lamas
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Potala Palace – Tombs of Past Dalai Lamas

The day started with horrible breakfast prepared by the hotel. It was so bad that most of the tour people decided to bring instant cup noodles down instead. But the…

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Jokhang – Tibet’s First Buddhist Temple
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Jokhang – Tibet’s First Buddhist Temple

Finally, the last stop for Day 2. The entire tour group seems to be on a super fast track course on all things Tibetian. I am physically exhausted and…

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Norbulingka – Summer Palace of Dalai Lamas
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Norbulingka – Summer Palace of Dalai Lamas

Shortly after The Potala Palace, our tour group made way to Norbulingka Park, garden to the Summer Palace of the Dalai Lamas where they solved the political problems and held festive celebrations. Today, it has…

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Acclimatization on the Tibetan Plateau
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Acclimatization on the Tibetan Plateau

There are a couple of ways of visiting Tibet. You can either take a direct domestic flight from Cheng Du and experience an orgasmic 3000+ metres altitude and…

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Surviving Altitude Sickness at Tibet
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Surviving Altitude Sickness at Tibet

For many people, Tibet is a mysterious and exotic destination at the end of the Earth. With greater media coverage, these days the idea of planning a trip to…

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