Books we like: “Tibet: A History”

As travelers in Tibet, we realized that we knew very little about Tibetan history. Or, in fact, we basically knew nothing at all. Without Sam van Schaik’s book, I would have had a lot of difficulties to understand what our guide told us about the buildings and statues we saw. If you do not know […]

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On the roof of the world

Lhasa has been on our mind since long: we thought about it when we applied for our visa to China. We longed to be here while we had to convince the staff in a Chinese travel agency to sell us plane tickets to Tibet. We dreamed about Lhasa when we drank our first yak butter […]

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