© 2009 Pedalers Pub & Grille Door to a monks room

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 monastery in Lhasa and Tibet.

Lhasa street scenes

Lhasa street scenes

Need kitchen wares ?

Need kitchen wares ?

Prayer flags outside the hotel room

Prayer flags outside the hotel room

Portola Palace

Portola Palace

Lots of steps to reach the Red and White Temples, compounded by the altitude

Lots of steps to reach the Red and White Temples, compounded by the altitude

In the courtyard of the White Temple (it is forbidden to take photos inside the temples, only memories).

In the courtyard of the White Temple (it is forbidden to take photos inside the temples, only memories).

Door to a monks room

Door to a monks room