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    The Top Reasons to Travel to Tibet

    The Top Reasons to Travel to Tibet

    Posted on :August 10, 2016

    If you’re looking for a travel destination that offers unsurpassed beauty, rich culture, and a combination of thrill and relaxation, then Tibet is your go-to vacation spot.  One of the most mysterious and exciting places on Earth, Tibet enthralls tourists from China and all over the world. While there are countless reasons to journey to […]

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    Three Must-See Sites When Traveling to Tibet

    Three Must-See Sites When Traveling to Tibet

    Posted on :July 15, 2016

    With its magnificent landscape and unique culture and religious traditions, Tibet attracts and enchants tourists from all over the globe. While the region has so much to see and offer, here are three amazing sites you don’t want to miss when traveling to Tibet. Potala Palace Situated atop the Red Hill in central Lhasa, the […]

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    Things To Know When Traveling To Tibet

    Things To Know When Traveling To Tibet

    Posted on :April 20, 2016

    Things To Know When Traveling To Tibet If you will be traveling to Tibet, be prepared to immerse yourself in a place that’s rich in culture and full of wonder and awe. Tibet is considered a part of East Asia and borders India, Nepal, Burma and Bhutan. The region is located in the southwest portion […]

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    The Tibetan Calendar

    The Tibetan Calendar

    Posted on :February 6, 2016

    The Tibetan calendar consists of 12 (or 13) lunar months, and Losar begins on the first day of the Tibetan year. The Tibetan calendar is lunisolar and almost identical to the Chinese calendar. Tibetan New Year is the same as Chinese New Year, a day earlier, or a day later. The adding of a 30-day […]

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    The Story of Losar

    The Story of Losar

    Posted on :February 6, 2016

    The word losar is a Tibetan word which means New Year. The word is composed of two characters: lo and sar. Lo means ‘year’ and sar means ‘new’. The celebration of Losar can be traced back to the Tibetan pre-Buddhist period (127 BC – 629 AD). At that time Tibetans were followers of the Bon […]

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