I went to Tibet two years ago back when I lived in Shanghai, China. Recently it has been coming up … More
During our week in Tibet we spent over 46 hours on a bus. The long best rides were from Lhasa to Shigatse (12 hours), Shigatse to Everest (12 hours), Everest to Shigatse (12 hours) and a highway from Shigatse to Lhasa (6 hours). Four days in a row on a bus isn’t ideal, but Tibet Vista managed to make it bearable!
We’re climbing the steps at Potala Palace, and indeed they are a challenge. Olena and I are panting as we … More
We’re eating again, this time the next day at a buffet with our tour group. We are seated outside, and … More
I’m in bed at our hotel, trying to sleep. We’ve read so much about the fabled “Altitude Sickness,” and now … More
Our plane is descending towards Gonggar Airport in Lhasa, Tibet. Looking over my father’s lap and out the window, I see … More