Yamadera temple in Winter – Hoju-san Risshaku-ji

Spectacular views. Moments of contemplation. Immersed in nature. Yamadera’s location is a small village in the Yamagata prefecture. Nestled among the steep cliff faces are various shrines and temples which are beautiful to view from the village. These temples are … Continue reading

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Roadtrip – Lhasa to Kathmandu: 4 days and 3 nights

Roadtrip – Lhasa to Kathmandu: 4 days and 3 nights

  It's been a long time since I posted. Drove out of Lhasa on the 19th of July, saying a sad goodbye to our little base in Lhasa. Lhasa felt like home after 11 days of wandering through back streets, exploring shops, … Continue reading

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Beijing to Lhasa by train – choo choo!

Beijing to Lhasa by train – choo choo!

After months of planning, visa approval and then another special permit to visit Tibet, we’re finally here.  Lasa – Beijing Xi train T27. Lhasa to Beijing West train.  The train journey from Beijing to Lhasa took 44 hours. It was … Continue reading

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