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Here, where the Earth Meets the Sky, are a people, their sacred mountains, and their lives. Theirs is a culture of story-tellers and question-riddlers. Their land speaks of human spirit enduring the harshest conditions with unfaltering courage, strength, and compassion. Come visit, explore, and experience Tibet, Asia's hidden treasure!

Featured Travelogue
Allan finds himself far from McDonald's in a remote area of Tibet eating dinner with 12 faces peering through the door of the tent. Not knowing what to make of this strange scene and when given the chance to ask Allan about his homeland, the local Tibetans asked, "How is the farming?" read more...

TibetTrekking.com
While Lhasa itself is a city that transfixes most foreign visitors, it isn't until one gets outside the capital that Tibet starts to take shape as the amazing land it truly is.  With roads often in a state of perpetual repair, permits required, and few rural facilities, trekking in Tibet is not easy.  It is definitely rewarding, however.   read more...

The Dalai Lama
After two years of a traditional peasant life, two-year old Tenzin Gyatso was recognized as the reincarnation of the Dalai Lama. Living through the turbulent times documented in "From Seven Years to Tibet" and now living in exile, the 1989 Nobel Peace Prize winner works tirelessly to obtain some sort of autonomy for Tibet. The website of the Government of Tibet in Exile has more information on his life and his work. Go there now ...

What to Buy
Tibetan prayer wheels, known as "Mani" wheels to Tibetans, are ubiquitous and come in many sizes. The most common is the hand-held prayer wheel. With each spin of the wheel, a prayer is sent aloft. When buying a hand-held prayer wheel, ask the shopkeeper to place a mantra roll inside the wheel. Always spin the prayer wheel clockwise. One of the best places for shopping is around the Barkhor, in the heart of Old Lhasa. Bargain with your Yuan...
 
Tibet in the News
For the most complete and updated news on Tibet, we are proud to feature Google News.  This resource enables you to see recent stories on Tibet. More with Google ...

 
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Yaks are at the center of transportation in Tibet. They are exceptionally well adapted to cold and are wonderful pack animals, even at the highest of altitudes. Having yaks to carry the burden, trekkers can enjoy the luxuries of a large mess tent, private toilet tents, hot water for showering, and an abundance of excellent food. more...

 
"The goal will not be reached
if the right distance has
not been traveled."
-- Tibetan saying