Tag: CN – Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace Lhasa

Security tight in Tibet’s Lhasa on anniversary of uprising; Sangyal Kunchok & Lobe Socktsang; Radio Free Asia

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Police were out in force in the capital after a young Tibetan set himself on fire in protest days earlier.

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PART TWO: Medford couple reaches new heights in Tibet; Laura Duggan; Wicked Local

Editor’s note: This is part two of a three-part series by Medford’s Laura Duggan, chronicling her recent trip to China and Tibet. Next on schedule was Tibet. Her guide had the special permit required to enter that “autonomous region” of China. Nestled in the Himalayas, it’s known as “The Roof of the World.” The capital of Lhasa is situated 12,000 feet above sea level, making it necessary to move slowly when you arrive. Steve and Laura had opted to…

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The Divine Potala Palace Of Tibet, Former Home Of The Dalai Lama; Jeffrey Hagenmeier; Wandering Trader

China – Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa

The Potala Palace in Tibet, is the former home of the present and 14th Dalai Lama. Built nearly 400 years ago, it has been considered the spiritual capital of the country for centuries. Used as a winter residence for the leaders of Tibet since the 17th century, this architectural wonder, is the 12th stop in…

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