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
We all gathered in a hostel at 9am and started our journey to Lake Namutsuo, the second highest salt lake in the world (some sources said it's the highest). After our dinner last night, we had closer ties with each other. We put all our money in a ‘central fund’ and we elected a treasurer … Continue reading A Night In Lake Namutsuo, The Second Highest Salt Lake In The World
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!