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Stories and Tips Lhasa

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Getting Petted at the Potala

Written by Sierra on 15 Jul, 2008

Or, How I Learned To Laugh About Myself Under Scrutiny From The Locals* * *Until recent times, Lhasa was the gateway to the Tibetan frontier. Today, travelers usually come into Tibet either through Lhasa or Chengdu, to the southeast; but Lhasa has the far more…Read More

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Riding the Iron Dragon - The Trans-Tibet Train

Written by Sierra on 07 Jun, 2008

Many years ago, a book by Paul Theroux named Riding the Iron Rooster fed not only my interest in China, but my desire to take a journey in China via train. My journeys through China took me on several trains, in fact; but the one…Read More

Lhasa's Highlights

Written by lebefroh on 03 Sep, 2001

Lhasa's highlight and most famous attraction, of course, is the Potala Palace which - until the Chinese invasion in the 1950s - housed the Dalai Lama. This impressive building towers over the city and is an impressive sight from various locations in the city. Not all…Read More


Written by mortyrackham on 24 May, 2006

I'm looking at http://2lhasa.com/ which seems to provide all sorts of ways to get to Lhasa. I'm really interested in the train, but I might fly instead.…Read More

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