Monthly Archives: October 2018

Flight Review – 3U8719 Lhasa to Kathmandu

Airline: Sichuan Airlines Gate: 1 Seat 2C: (business aisle) Plane: A319 Boarded 11.37 (scheduled 10.30) Pushback 11.59 Departed: 12.26 (Scheduled 11.10) Note: Time Change minus 2 hour 15 minutes Arrived: 11.44 (Scheduled 10.30) Duration: 1 hour 31 minutes Distance: 572 … Continue reading

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World Trip 2018: Day 14 Shigatse to Lhasa, Tibet

Thursday 25 October 2018. Tibet Photos. Highlights: Train to Lhasa, bargaining for souvenirs (but not very well) The day was dominated by severe swelling in my face. Yesterday afternoon my face swelled up like a ballon on the left side … Continue reading

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World Trip 2018: Day 13 Shigatse, Tibet

Wednesday 24 October 2018. Tibet Photos Highlights: Tashilunpo Monastery, Shigatse Bazaar Today was the last Tibetan Monastery visit of the tour and it was to the fifth largest in Tibet – the Tashilunpo Monastery.

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World Trip 2018: Day 12 Rombuk to Shigatse, Tibet

Tuesday 23 October 2018. Tibet Photos Highlights: Mount Everest in the morning, Stunning landscape. We it turns out trying to sleep above 5,000 metres is no easy task. During the night I consistently woke up requiring water as the air … Continue reading

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World Trip 2018: Day 11 Shegar to Rombuk, Tibet

Monday 22 October 2018. Tibet Photos Highlights: Mount Everest, Everest Base Camp (Tibetan side), the landscape. Today was the highlight of the entire trip a chance to see the mighty Mount Everest up close.

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World Trip 2018: Day 10 Gyantse to Shegar, Tibet

Sunday 21 October 2018. Tibet Photos Highlights: Pelkor Chode Monastery, Gyantse Kumbum, Gyatso la pass A cold morning and day at high altitude awaited us as we left our hotel for breakfast at a local restaurant.

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