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Road Kathmandu to Lhasa

Road Kathmandu to Lhasa

Road (Friendshhip Highway)from
Lhasa in Tibet (Xizang) Chine
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Kathmandu in Nepal.
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Frienship Highway (Road from Lhasa to Kathmandu)

Frienship Highway (Road from Lhasa to Kathmandu)

The road between Lhasa (Tibet) and Kathmandu stretches for 920 km and is known as the Friendship Highway.
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Futur Tibetan Airport (2946m)

Futur Tibetan Airport (2946m)

With a 3,000-meter-long runway, the airport, 400 kilometres from Tibet's regional capital of Lhasa, is expected to have an annual passenger flow of 120,000.

The airport is located at 2,954 meters above sea level, lower than the other two civil airports in Lhasa and Qamdo.

Its low altitude will make Nyingchi an ideal first stop for tourists to gradually adapt themse...
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Border China-Kyrgyzstan (Torugart Pass)

Border China-Kyrgyzstan (Torugart Pass)

The Torugart Pass is a pass in the Tian Shan mountain range. Elevation: 3,752 m (12,310 ft).

The pass is the main border crossing between the People's Republic of China (Xinjiang province) and Kyrgyzstan. The nearest large Chinese city is Kashgar, the nearest Kyrgyz city is Naryn. The road on the Kyrgyz side, from Torugart to Naryn and then to Balykshy and Bishkek, is narrow and ...
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Giant Tibetan characters

Giant Tibetan characters

It is in Tibetan language.
The biggest set is 170 m wide, 50 m tall.

It’s the six letter mantra of the Buddha of Compassion, or AVALOKITESHVARA. It goes, Ohm, Ma, Nih, Pedh, Meh, Hung. This is sort of the most widely recited Mantra by Tibetans, and you will find this even carved on stones everywhere in Tibet.
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MARCO POLOs Journey to Beijing, Pagan and back

MARCO POLOs Journey to Beijing, Pagan and back

Here's Marco Polos (1254-1324) Journey to Beijing and the way back. I found a few cities he went through (these are named), the marks without a name (only numbers) are very close to his way. I wasn't able to locate some cities between Balkh and Kashgar (Talukan, Faisabad, Wakhan), and between Kashgar and Dunhuang (Jarkand, Khotan, Lop). If you find some more waypoints please add it/tell me. It'...
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Tibetan sun

Tibetan sun

Tibetan sun at Shiquanhe
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Railway bridge Kyu-chu river in Lhasa (Tibet-China)

Railway bridge Kyu-chu river in Lhasa (Tibet-China)

The bridge (In Progress) over Kyu-chu river near Lhasa in Tibet.
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another Tibetan on the hill

another Tibetan on the hill

another Tibetan on the hill in Sichuan, China
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Tibetan on the hill

Tibetan on the hill

Tibetan on the hill in Sichuan, China
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Karakorum Highway Tour

Karakorum Highway Tour

A tour along the high road to China from Rawalpindi, Pakistan to Kashgar across the 5000m high Kunjerab Pass. Takes approx 1/2 hour into the lesser Himalaya, along the Indus River, see the Nanga Parbat of the Himalayas, the Hindukush, Karakorum and Pamir Ranges.
Play the Tour with F10 but make sure no other of your placemarks are ticked.
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Lhasa City - Tibet

Lhasa City - Tibet

Lhasa City - Tibet
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