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2014-08-15 23:05:36

Tibet Vista Tour (http://www.tibettravel.org), the top local travel agency, says that August is the best month to visit Tibet to experience

2012-07-22 23:01:44

Explore Tibet, a locally-owned Lhasa travel agency, currently offers cultural tours for travelers interested in discovering Tibetan art, music, religion and history.

2005-12-01 06:21:16

By Lindsay Beck BEIJING (Reuters) - Several Tibetan monks have been detained for opposition to a Chinese political campaign they were forced to participate in, sparking a rare mass protest, two advocacy groups said on Thursday.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.