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2014-09-07 23:02:12

Tibet Vista Tour (http://www.tibettravel.org) offers a new solution to help individual tourists to reduce their the travel cost. Lhasa, Tibet (PRWEB) September 07, 2014 As it is expensive for most travelers to have a private tour in Tibet, travelers are advised to join a tour group to cut down the cost. Since Tibet Vista Tour has rich clients resources, it is now offering a free service to help single tourists to find travel mates to reduce the cost. “It is known to all that foreigners...

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...

2014-06-14 23:01:34

Tibet Travel Org, Tibet Vista Tour, (http://www.tibettravel.org) updates some useful tips for first-time visitors to Tibet, a hot tourist destination with high altitude and harsh environment. Travelers will make a great preparation by following these tips. Lhasa, Tibet (PRWEB) June 14, 2014 In recent years, Tibet has attracted more and more new visitors with its increasing accessibility. But many travelers have no idea how to prepare a trip to this unique destination with high altitude...

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. “From the relics of the ancient dynasties to the color and liveliness of the annual Buddhist festivals, these tours will take travelers on a journey of discovery,” Explore Tibet. “The culture of Tibet is as unique as the landscape, and opportunities abound for the curious traveler.” (PRWEB) July 23, 2012...

2012-04-15 23:01:43

Explore Tibet Team, a professional Tibet travel agency based in Lhasa, introduces the Tashilhunpo Thangka Display to travelers and says: ”The three-day Thangka exhibition at the Tashilhunpo monastery is a symbol of the city of Shigatse and an important display of Tibetan Buddhist art and culture.” (PRWEB) April 15, 2012 Explore Tibet Team, a professional Tibet travel agency based in Lhasa, introduces the Tashilhunpo Thangka Display to travelers and says: ”The three-day...

2005-08-22 07:43:36

By Lindsay Beck SHIGATSE, China (Reuters) - In the cobbled paths and ancient courtyards of Tibet's Tashilhunpo monastery, a little boy stares out of pictures wearing a yellow, cone-shaped hat that mark his sect of Buddhism. Gyaltsen Norbu has been groomed since childhood to prepare for his role as the 11th Panchen Lama, the reincarnation of the 10th and the second-most important figure in Tibetan Buddhism. But while he received politically vetted religious training under the close...

2005-08-18 07:25:00

SHIGATSE, China -- It's evening in Shigatse and the lights are coming on. In the Chinese district of the Tibetan mountain town, strings of twinkling lights flicker around rows of shopfronts where women perch waiting for customers and men stumble out from backroom corridors. "There are a lot of prostitutes here. They're all from the countryside. Maybe they don't have parents to look after them or anything else to do," says Jirga, an 18-year-old vendor. Hundreds of miles away in a nunnery in...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.