Sur le toit du monde

Et nous revoila apres un long d’absence. Merci a ceux qui nous ont envoye des nouvelles par email. Ca fait toujours plaisir d’avoir des commentaires ou des menaces lorsqu’on ne

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Travelling In Tibet

I last left you in Lhasa, about to take a trip to see some monasteries with my new travelling companions – the Buddhist monk from Viet Nam (Xiun), his translator

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Under Eternal Eyes

The second half of our journey through Tibet was as amazing as the first. We drove to Shigatse, Tibet’s second largest city. A new highway had recently been completed linking

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Auspicious Connection

For those of you following this story… here is a happy picture of Shangbo and Tashi. Lamas’ blessings work in mysterious ways!

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New Year’s Photo Gallery

Part One: It is the eve of the Tibetan and Chinese New Years, which this year fall on the same date. I am in a small Tibetan village in Aba,

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China und Tibet

So liebe Leute, es ist mal wieder so weit. und weit ist auch das Stichwort. China ist ungefaehr so gross wie Europa und wir legen wahnsinnige Strecken zurueck. Morgen zB

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Lhasa naar Kathmandu

Gisteren verscholen we ons in een internetcafe voor een van de eerste Monsoon buien in Nepal. Het hing in de donkere lucht, de regen. Dikke natte wolken boven ons en

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Day 319 – Mind your heads

Leaving early as we are rolling two days into one today, to try and catch up on our itinerary so as not to miss out anything in Lhasa. So we

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The Heights

Enough of tarmac, the bank of China and “Hotels for Foreigners”. Enough of stir-fried pork with green pepper (Duncan’s staple diet) and the Han Chinese. We had seen the Ying,

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Day 330 – A day we could have done without

Eager to get out of the god forsaken place, we had to pay for the privilege of a cold shower, which was not going to happen. We left at 9am

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