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“Not all those who wander are lost.” – J.R.R. Tolkien I have absolutely no apologies for using one of Tolkien’s most overused and bastardized lines.  This quote couldn’t describe more accurately how I feel when I stepped foot into the alleyways of Lhasa.  The advice I often give to people visiting for the first time:…

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Very few things in the world compare to stepping off of an airplane onto the Tibetan plateau in Lhasa. Going from just above sea level to around 13,000 feet, coupled with landing in the famous Yarlung Valley surrounded by 20,000 foot peaks, literally takes ones breath away… mostly from lack of oxygen. Try to walk…

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