Come Fly With Us Over the Breathtaking Beauty of Tibet...
World famous for its breathtaking sights, Tibet has a vast empty territory and awesome topography. The Tibetan culture is both ancient and rich, and the land is full of mountain ranges, sacred lakes, grand glaciers, and deep canyons.
Why Planes Never Fly Over Tibet
If you were to view a live global air traffic map at any given time, you would not see any planes flying over Tibet. Not even one. In fact, it seems aircrafts will go out of their way to fly around it. But why is that?
10 Countries That Disappeared from the Face of Earth
all used to exist on the world map not so long ago, but they disappeared, some under very strange circumstances, and it’s fascinating to learn about each and every one of them. 10 Countries That Disappeared from the Face of Earth video, history, fascinating, countries, geography, interesting facts, Tibet
What Would the Dalai Lama Say About Our Problems?
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These Words from the Dalai Lama Will Open Your Mind
“Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.” 20 Words of Enlightenment From Inspiring Spiritual Leaders peace, expressions, quotes, wisdom, dalai lama, Tibet, Buddhism, spirituality and empowerment, enlightenment Here are some words from the 14 Dalai Lamas, the foremost spiritual
Visit the Most Beautiful Monasteries in the World!
Yumbulagang Monastery This beautiful monastery can be found perched on a small hill, 9 km south of Tsetang, Tibet. Yumbulagang, in Tibetan dialect, means 'Palace of mother and son'. The monastery was built over 2000 years ago, destroyed and rebuilt.
The Sand Mandalas Are An Art Unlike Any Other...
If you've ever gotten excited about art, you must see or attend one of the Buddhist monks' rites in Tibet. The monks work for weeks on creating these spectacular grains of sand mandalas and then, and in one fell swoop - destroy it .
Different Stories Told Through Different Sets of Eyes...
A green painted man dives into a sea of red in Rajasthan, India 8) Man takes a nap on his horse in Paraguay 9) Finding peace in the rain in Yangon, Myanmar/Burma 10) Robert De Niro in his screening room in Tribeca, New York, USA, 2010 11) Camel and oil fields, Kuwait, 1991 12) Portrait from Tagong, Tibet
An Inside Look at the Majesty and Wonder of the Himalayas
Lhotse, found between Nepal and Tibet, has an outstanding size of nearly 28,000 feet and is the 4th tallest mountain (By Uwe Gille, Wikimedia Commons ) 5. Makalu, at 27,800 feet, is the 5th highest peak in the world, located between China, Tibet, and Nepal (By Ben Tubby, Wikimedia Commons ) 6.
The Map of the World Looked Very Different 100 Years Ago
It borders Bhutan, Tibet, and Nepal and is dominated by snow-covered mountains which people revere as the home of gods. Allegedly, a footprint of the Yeti (the abominable snowman) was found in Sikkim in 1948. 3.
Marvel at the Tallest Mountains in the World
Mount Everest (or Sagarmatha/Chomolungma) (Himalayas - Tibet/Nepal) Height: 8848 meters (29,029 feet) First Ascent: 1953 Image: Flickr User TausP Everest is a world icon and comfortably the tallest mountain on the planet as of today.
28 Places of Humbling Beauty You Can Find In Asia
Chia Da Range, Tibet 24. Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, Taipei, Taiwan 25. Chomolonzo Peak, Kangshung Glacier, Tibet 26. Chand Baori, Abhaneri, Rajasthan, India 27. Gadi Sagar Temple, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India 28.
Geography Quiz: Are You a Citizen of the World?
Indonesia India Tibet Laos In which country can you climb Mount Everest? Tibet Nepal China Sri Lanka Which is the largest US state by area? Alaska California Texas Hawaii Which continent is the largest by size? Asia Europe Africa Antarctica What is the capital of Iceland?
14 Fascinating Stories Told in Amazing Photos...
5) The Electrical Pylon Giants of Iceland 6) The Stunning Landscapes of Palyul, Tibet 7) WWII Soldiers Placing Family Photos on Their Pistols, Sweetheart Grip Handles 8) A Lamborghini Countach 9) Flight Stewardess Assisting a Passenger (Late 60’s - Early 70’s) 10) Professional Surfer, Ha’a Keaulana,
I'd Love to See Each of These Places. Especially #12.
in Charleston, South Carolina Nature finds a way Moraine Lake, Canada In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks The Flatirons, Boulder, Colorado Japanese Flower Garden Banyan tree Cypress Gardens, FL Hokitika gorge, New Zealand Fields of Lavender in Provence, France Somewhere in Tibet
It Took One Photographer 10 Years to Capture These Images
Monks Debate Doctrines Daily at Jokhang Temple, Lhasa (Tibet) These images attempt to convey man’s thoughts and beliefs, his ‘mystery and novelty’. 7. Laguna Colorada, South Lipez (Bolivia) 8.
10 Stunning Photos That Will Transfer You To Kathmandu
The city of Kathmandu is located in the middle of the ancient trade route that connected India and Tibet. This unique location is what caused the city to become a melting pot of different arts, traditions, and architecture.
Tea: A Drink That Looks Different in Every Country
Source Tibet: Butter Tea In Tibet, butter tea is known as “po cha” and is made from yak butter, tea leaves, salt, and water. This bitter drink is served in bowls and rich in caloric energy.
These Pictures Look Like They Were Taken In Another World
A flock of sheep crosses a frozen lake in Tibet. 20. White Pocket, Arizona, USA 21. A rare weather phenomenon caught on camera in Sweden. 22. Skyscrapers glint a thousand different colors in Dubai. 23. A lake that lies at the bottom of a deep hole in Italy.
24 Outstanding Performances of Legendary Cellist Yo-Yo Ma
Bach/ Gounod) with Kathryn Scott Once Upon a Time In America Yo Yo Ma plays Ennio Morricone You Couldn't Be Better with Diana Krall Piazzolla: Libertango Scarcely Cricket with Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer & Chris Thile [related_articles] Melody (Tchaikovsky) with Patricia Zander 7 Years in Tibet - Main
You Have to See These 18 Hybrid Animals to Believe Them
They are prized in Tibet and Mongolia for their meat and milk quantity. They are larger and stronger than cows and yaks. 16. Leopon These beautiful creatures (male leopard and female lion) have only been produced in captivity. 17.
The ABC of Animals...
This one is munching on some grain near the sacred Yundrok Yumtso Lake, Tibet. And we end with Z, for Zebra of course! This zebra herd are slacking their thirst at a watering hole at the Etosha National Park, Namibia. Submitted by: Jackie D.
Few Places in this World Are More Beautiful Than Ladakh
It borders Tibet, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu, and Kashmir. This region spans across a fairly large area, sandwiched between the Karakoram Mountain range in the North and the Great Himalayas in the South.
Man-Made Structures that Left Me Amazed!
Potala Palace, Chengguan, Tibet The Potala Palace is located in Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region, China. It is named after Mount Potalaka, the mythical abode of Chenresig or Avalokitesvara.