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Dec 8, 2007 - Lhasa, Tibet

Day 15 - We start the morning by flying to Lhasa, Tibet on a new China Airlines's Airbus 320. Sort of expected a old twin engine DC10 with the chickens in the back for cargo... Anyway arrived softly at this 12,000 ft city to a view of it's freshly snow top mountains. . For 350 years Lhasa, "the City of the Sun" has been the political and economic center of Tibet. For seven centuries the Dali Lamas have ruled the rural population with complete control.. However during China's cultural revelation in 1951 China reestablished its...

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