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2014-08-31 23:03:57

Many people want to travel to Tibet by train because Qinghai-Tibet Railway is called “the most beautiful railway in China”, but it’s always hard to get the tickets. Tibet Vista (http://www.tibettravel.org) offers very useful ticket booking advice for travelers. lhasa,tibet (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Tibet Railway, the highest railway on the planet, is the most scenic and popular tourist route in China. Many people want to travel to Tibet by train, but it’s always hard to get the...

2012-07-06 23:03:34

Explore Tibet, a locally-owned Lhasa-based travel agency, now offers an 8-day train tour from the Chinese capital of Beijing to Lhasa, the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region. Travelers will have the opportunity to explore the famous historic and cultural sights of these two cities. (PRWEB) July 07, 2012 Explore Tibet, a locally-owned Lhasa-based Tibet travel agency, now offers an 8-day train Tibet tour from the Chinese capital of Beijing to Lhasa, the capital of the Tibet Autonomous...

2011-12-14 18:40:00

Feature documentary on milk 'Got the Facts on Milk?' promotes increased interest in a non-diary diet among Buddhists and yoga practitioners. XIâAHâE, CHINA (PRWEB) December 14, 2011 Shira Lane, director of the new documentary film 'Got the Facts on Milk? - The Milk Documentary' was in the rural town of Xiâahâe meeting with Monks of the Labrang Monastery. The documentary film provides a candid look at the high-stakes political, economic,...

2011-06-03 02:35:00

BEIJING, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- According to a deal struck between Air China and the organizing committee of the 10th Tour de Qinghai Lake on June 3, Air China has been named the only carrier for the event. Having sponsored the cycling gala for 10 years, Air China has provided attractive fares and transportation for over 20 teams from around the world and hundreds of cyclists and staff members. With its sense of corporate citizenship and the will to serve communities, Air China...

2011-04-26 11:31:00

LOS ANGELES, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third year in a row, top executives from the nation's most innovative companies will gather at the PTTOW! Youth Media and Innovation Summit to discuss current trends and review best practices in marketing to the trillion dollar young adult audience (p14-34) and the most important cultural force in the US. Among the highlights of this year's event is a special keynote presentation by His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama who will discuss the...

2011-02-02 09:00:00

NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayor Cory Booker, Buddhist author and scholar Robert Thurman and New Jersey-based philanthropist Drew Katz will announce today The Newark Peace Education Summit, a major three-day event, taking place in Newark, New Jersey from May 13-15, 2011. His Holiness the Dalai Lama XIV will participate in sessions of the summit and deliver the keynote address, and Nobel Laureates Shirin Ebadi, the Iranian human rights advocate, and Jody Williams, the...

Word of the Day
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).