Category: "Tibet"

24. From Tank Tops to Topshop

November 5th, 2010
Written (23/10/10) There were three goals that I wanted to achieve on this trip, first, to go to India via the Karakorum Highway and Pakistan, Second, visit Tibet and in particular Lhasa and finally, reach Sheffield, New Zealand by any means but flyi… more »

25. Impasse at the top of the world

November 9th, 2010
(Written 24/10/10) On my first day proper it Lhasa I investigated whether it was possible to re-enter Tibet overland after visiting India and Nepal although I had already been warned it was difficult. The answer was very disappointing, it was possib… more »

26. The Great Tibetan Theme Park.

November 15th, 2010
(Written 28/10/10) On my first morning in Lhasa I was taken inside the Jokhang Temple, the spiritual home of Tibetan Buddhism. I’ve been in many temples before and quite a few Buddhist ones at that but this was very different. In a continuation of… more »