WHY MY 1st HIMALAYAN TRYST WAS FROM TIBET

What choice would you make if you knew you could beat the oft trodden but familiar path for the unspoiled, unexplored journey into Tibet? Sometimes it’s just your calling and the Himalayas sent an invitation one September…

TIBET TRAVEL GUIDE ~ TOUR AGENCY SELECTION

If Tibet is on your mind, then picking the right tour agency is a must, even if you love planning the trip yourself. The Chinese government states that as an imperative so finding good partners allows you to co-create your…

PORTRAITS FROM TIBET

What made the land an indelible part of my memories were the Tibetans. I met quite a few. Quite a few others met me. Often it was just a smile welcoming me on some random street…

11 DAYS IN TIBET ~ STAY LIKE A LAMA AT SHAMBHALA PALACE

Once you cross the wafer thin doorway just covered with a Tibetan embroidered fabric you see a beautiful sky courtyard to the right. The mythical Shambhala Kingdom and its 25 kings…

11 DAYS IN TIBET ~ 432 STEPS TO POTALA PALACE

The Potala Palace in Tibet was of special interest to me as its name is derived from a legend associated with a country next door. India…

11 DAYS IN TIBET ~ SETTLING DOWN IN LHASA

The landing at Lhasa was absolutely gorgeous. The endless green gave us a glimpse of nature’s bounty that was to follow on the road trip. Well there was more to that as we discovered. As there’s blue, red…