© 2009 Pedalers Pub & Grille Traditional music during our welcome dinner at the Shagrila Restaurant

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 time to start acclimating to the higher altitudes (3300 m / 10800 ft).

Flying in from Chengdu

Flying in from Chengdu

Snowy peaks galore

Snowy peaks galoreTibet is mostly arrid lands, deep valleys and mountain peaks.

Jokong Temple, just down the street from our hotel

Jokong Temple, just down the street from our hotel

Jokong Temple

Jokong Temple

local market selling potatoes

local market selling potatoes

Pedicabs are everywhere, almost more so than taxis

Pedicabs are everywhere, almost more so than taxisTraditional music during our welcome dinner at the Shagrila Restaurant