Category Archive: Tibet

Day 15 Shigatse to Lhasa

Day 15 Shigatse to Lhasa

The final leg of the drive took us first to a carpet factory, then through the deep Yellow River Gorge, which will be added to …

 

Day 6 – free day

Day 6 – free day

A leisurely day before starting the ride to the Everest Base Camp.  All the photos that follow are simple street scenes, that we took while …

 

Day 5 – back to Lhasa

Day 5 – back to Lhasa

Today’s ride takes us back along the Yellow River to Lhasa.  Starting from last nights 4400 meters of elevation, it is mostly downhill through rural …

 

Day 3 – Sera and Drepung Monasteries

Day 3 – Sera and Drepung Monasteries

Today’s cycling was in the valley surrounding Lhasa, a chance to stretch the legs and get used to riding at the higher altitudes.  Our goals …

 

Day 2 – Exploring Lhasa

Day 2 – Exploring Lhasa

Morning is free to stroll the streets and markets, then in the afternoon we were off by pedicab to visit the Portola Palace, the highest …

 

Day 1 – The Ride Begins

Day 1 – The Ride Begins

Join us for a visual ride from Lhasa to the Everest Base Camp in Tibet.  Today we gathered in Lhasa, nothing planned but some free …