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The Roof of the World (Part 5: So you want to travel to Tibet? I might be able to help)

Hello to followers old and new, this will be my final segment on my trip to Tibet – you can find the previous four parts here(part 1), here(part 2), here(part 3) and here(part 4).  If you have read my previous posts from this series you will have seen that we flew from Shanghai to Chongqing where we boarded… Continue reading The Roof of the World (Part 5: So you want to travel to Tibet? I might be able to help)

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The Roof of the World (Part 4: My unexpected adventure in Lhasa)

Hello to followers old and new, this will be my penultimate segment on my trip to Tibet – you can find the previous three parts here(part 1), here(part 2) and here(part 3).  In the previous segments I talked about the train journey from Chongqing to Lhasa, the altitude sickness, Namtso and a little about Lhasa.  This… Continue reading The Roof of the World (Part 4: My unexpected adventure in Lhasa)

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The Roof of the World (Part 3: Namtso Lake, Tibet)

It’s been a while since I have made a blog post due to how busy Becky and I have both been with work and planning for our next trip – so welcome to any recent followers or if you have just stumbled upon this post, and of course hi again and thank you to all of… Continue reading The Roof of the World (Part 3: Namtso Lake, Tibet)

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The Roof of the World (Part 2: Lhasa)

After we had all recovered from our short bout of altitude sickness, we had a couple of days to explore Lhasa.  Word of warning, even though it doesn’t feel hot the altitude and thin atmosphere in Tibet means that a lot of UV hits you, I found this out the hard way and got really… Continue reading The Roof of the World (Part 2: Lhasa)

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The Roof of the World – Tibet (Part 1: Lhasa)

From a young age I have dreamt of travel, as a child I would lay down on the floor with the atlas open on one side of me and books about ancient civilisations on the other – my favourites were ancient Egypt and ancient Japan.  During my university years I became infatuated with Asia, this… Continue reading The Roof of the World – Tibet (Part 1: Lhasa)