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Day 7 – On our way

We are off and on our way to the Everest Base Camp.  Today’s ride is a leisurely spin through the valley of the Lhasa River.  Poplar trees line the road and traffic is pretty quiet.  The area contains hundreds of greenhouses growing a wide variety of fruits and vegetables.

Quiet roads (which happens to be Tibet's main highway to India)

Quiet roads (which happens to be Tibet's main highway to India)

Prayer flags

Prayer flags

Buddha figures carved into cliff face

Buddha figures carved into cliff face

More of the ever present prayer flags

More of the ever present prayer flags

Lhasa River

Lhasa River

Tibetan restaurant in Quxul, our overnight stop

Tibetan restaurant in Quxul, our overnight stop

View from behind our guesthouse in Quxul

View from behind our guesthouse in Quxul

Quxul city park

Quxul city park