My Last Day In Tibet. Drepung Monastery

It was my last day in Tibet. I would leave tomorrow. A lama that I met on my second day in Tibet asked me to visit his monastery so I came. Drepung Monastery wasn’t as grand as Potala Palace but it had that ‘monastic’ taste - very simple, but it was huge. There were many … Continue reading My Last Day In Tibet. Drepung Monastery

Journey To Shigatse

For those who want to go to the base camp of Mt. Everest, they have to go to Shigatse first. Shigatse is the second biggest city in Tibet. I am not a city person so it didn’t really matter to me. So, the itinerary of the first day of our tour was, journey to Shigatse. … Continue reading Journey To Shigatse

Potala Palace, Lhasa!

Refreshed.  After a nice sleep last night, my first night in Lhasa, I felt so refreshed. It was 9 a.m. It was pouring outside.  Heard that it was hailing earlier this morning.  My plan was to check in to YHA, book a tour to the base camp of Mt. Everest, then visit Potala Palace today.  … Continue reading Potala Palace, Lhasa!