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Lhasa - City & Misc

Chinese license plate from Xizang - the Tibet Automomous Region (Western Treasure House)
Chinese license plate from Xizang - the Tibet Automomous Region (Western Treasure House)
My pitiful first meal in Tibet at a bar on Beijing Zhonglu near the Lhasa Hotel
My pitiful first meal in Tibet at a bar on Beijing Zhonglu near the Lhasa Hotel
Lhasa Hotel, the former Holiday Inn
Lhasa Hotel, the former Holiday Inn
Lhasa Hotel, the former Holiday Inn
Lhasa Hotel, the former Holiday Inn
Lhasa Hotel (former Holiday Inn) Tibet
Lhasa Hotel (former Holiday Inn) Tibet
Gate to Norbulingka, the Summer Palace of the Dalai Lamas
Gate to Norbulingka, the Summer Palace of the Dalai Lamas
Gate to Norbulingka, the Summer Palace of the Dalai Lamas
Gate to Norbulingka, the Summer Palace of the Dalai Lamas
Visa Section of the Consulate of Nepal, Norbulingka Chang Lam, Lhasa
Visa Section of the Consulate of Nepal, Norbulingka Chang Lam, Lhasa
Walking around the area behind the hotel before the guide arrived
Walking around the area behind the hotel before the guide arrived
Lhasa's new town, Beijing Zhonglu
Lhasa's new town, Beijing Zhonglu
Lhoka Hu Bei Hotel, Lhasa
Lhoka Hu Bei Hotel, Lhasa
Looking west of Beijing Zhonglu, new town Lhasa
Looking west of Beijing Zhonglu, new town Lhasa
Lhasa's new town, Beijing Zhonglu
Lhasa's new town, Beijing Zhonglu
Vacuum packed Yak Meat good for 6 months
Vacuum packed Yak Meat good for 6 months
Bookshop on Beijing Zhonglu west of the Lhasa Hotel
Bookshop on Beijing Zhonglu west of the Lhasa Hotel
China Construction Bank, Beijing Zhonglu, Lhasa (new town)
China Construction Bank, Beijing Zhonglu, Lhasa (new town)
West Beijing Road, Lhasa
West Beijing Road, Lhasa
CWTS Tibet Holyland Adventure, Lhasa
CWTS Tibet Holyland Adventure, Lhasa
Lhasa's new town, Beijing Zhonglu
Lhasa's new town, Beijing Zhonglu
Beijing Zhonglu nearest to Lhasa Hotel
Beijing Zhonglu nearest to Lhasa Hotel
Beijing Donglu between the Potola and Barkhor
Beijing Donglu between the Potola and Barkhor
Shop with traditional clothing, Beijing Donglu
Shop with traditional clothing, Beijing Donglu
Shop with traditional clothing, Beijing Donglu
Shop with traditional clothing, Beijing Donglu
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TibetOct08 184.jpg
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TibetOct08 185.jpg
Tibet Steak House, Lhasa
Tibet Steak House, Lhasa
Western-style meal at the Tibet Steak House, Lhasa
Western-style meal at the Tibet Steak House, Lhasa
Travel agency displaying domestic plane ticket prices
Travel agency displaying domestic plane ticket prices
Chinese soldiers in riot gear on a street corner in a new part of Lhasa
Chinese soldiers in riot gear on a street corner in a new part of Lhasa
Tibet Potola Carpet Co - with view of Drepung Monastery
Tibet Potola Carpet Co - with view of Drepung Monastery
Tibet Potola Carpet Co, Lhasa
Tibet Potola Carpet Co, Lhasa
Tibetan handmade carpet showroom about 5km west of town
Tibetan handmade carpet showroom about 5km west of town
Boys at the carpet showroom near Nechung Monastery
Boys at the carpet showroom near Nechung Monastery
Tibetan women weaving carpets, near Nechung Monastery
Tibetan women weaving carpets, near Nechung Monastery
Weaver showing me the design of the carpet
Weaver showing me the design of the carpet
Carpet weavers are both men and women
Carpet weavers are both men and women
The seemed genuinely happy to see me
The seemed genuinely happy to see me
Carpet factory (N29.6643/E91.0579)
Carpet factory (N29.6643/E91.0579)
The guide didn't mention that you can go upstairs at the carpet place for a view of Drepung Monastery
The guide didn't mention that you can go upstairs at the carpet place for a view of Drepung Monastery
Drepung Monastery was closed during my Oct 2008 visit so the monks could be re-educated
Drepung Monastery was closed during my Oct 2008 visit so the monks could be "re-educated"
Golden yak monument , Beijing Zhonglu just west of the Potola
Golden yak monument , Beijing Zhonglu just west of the Potola
The guide was annoyed with me that I wanted to stop...
The guide was annoyed with me that I wanted to stop...
Yak Yoghurt Shop next to the tourist bus parking area west of Potola Palace
Yak Yoghurt Shop next to the tourist bus parking area west of Potola Palace
Tricycle transit, Beijing Donglu
Tricycle transit, Beijing Donglu
Beijing Donglu
Beijing Donglu
I must admit, I was a bit surprised to see American Budweiser all over Tibet!
I must admit, I was a bit surprised to see American Budweiser all over Tibet!
Budweiser in Tibet
Budweiser in Tibet
I stuck with the local Lhasa Beer
I stuck with the local Lhasa Beer
Old area north of Beijing Donglu
Old area north of Beijing Donglu
Gyme Tantric University, Lhasa
Gyme Tantric University, Lhasa
Gyme Tantric University, Lhasa
Gyme Tantric University, Lhasa
One afternoon I took off on my own the the LP guide and found many places not on the itinerary
One afternoon I took off on my own the the LP guide and found many places "not on the itinerary"
Large prayer wheel, Gyme Tantric University
Large prayer wheel, Gyme Tantric University
Gyme Tantric University, founded in the mid-15th Century
Gyme Tantric University, founded in the mid-15th Century
Phakyepo, Heavenly King of the South (blue)
Phakyepo, Heavenly King of the South (blue)
Chenmizang, Heavenly King of the West (red)
Chenmizang, Heavenly King of the West (red)
Other murals, Gyme
Other murals, Gyme
Other murals, Gyme
Other murals, Gyme
500 monks once studies at Gyme
500 monks once studies at Gyme
...now Gyme is carefully watched
...now Gyme is carefully watched
Love Tibet Fate Restaurants -1653 (year Great 5th Dalai Lama met Emperor Shunzhi near Beijing)
Love Tibet Fate Restaurants -1653 (year Great 5th Dalai Lama met Emperor Shunzhi near Beijing)
Meru Sarpa Monatery, Lhasa
Meru Sarpa Monatery, Lhasa
Meru Sarpa Monatery, Lhasa
Meru Sarpa Monatery, Lhasa
Meru Sarpa Monatery, Lhasa
Meru Sarpa Monatery, Lhasa
Meru Sarpa Monatery, Lhasa
Meru Sarpa Monatery, Lhasa
Cat with prayer wheels, Meru Sarpa
Cat with prayer wheels, Meru Sarpa
Meru Sarpa Monatery, Lhasa
Meru Sarpa Monatery, Lhasa
Unrestored wall mural, Meru Sarpa Monatery, Lhasa
Unrestored wall mural, Meru Sarpa Monatery, Lhasa
Playboy shop, Yuthok Lam street, Lhasa
Playboy shop, Yuthok Lam street, Lhasa
Lhasa Beer, Tibet
Lhasa Beer, Tibet
Lhasa Beer, Tibet
Lhasa Beer, Tibet
How many boxes can you carry on 1 scooter?
How many boxes can you carry on 1 scooter?
Boy in school uniform, Lhasa
Boy in school uniform, Lhasa
New monument in eastern Lhasa
New monument in eastern Lhasa
Soviet-style communist monument, eastern Lhasa
Soviet-style communist monument, eastern Lhasa
Prayer flags on a hill near Lhasa
Prayer flags on a hill near Lhasa