43 hours to Tibet

Tibet, the roof of the world, the landscape of Lobsang Rampa, has been a dream destination for many people. Since the opening of the Qinghai-Tibet railway in 2006, the train has been the preferred way to enter or leave Lhasa. The summer of 2009 found me the third time in Chengdu trying to get a Tibet visa — yes, a China visa is not enough. … Continue reading 43 hours to Tibet