“Aapni Bangla bojhen ?” (Translates as- “Do you understand Bengali?” ) I heard someone calling from behind. My mother tongue is Bengali and I was talking to my wife while waiting for the tempo traveler which would take us to our next destination. I found a young white skinned lady was smiling at us and saying “Hi, I’m Lucy”.
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We started early in the morning, with the same guide and team mates. It would be a long and tiring full day journey from Lhasa to Shigatse (read my previous blog on Lhasa here).
Shigatse is the second largest city in Tibet and situated at 3900 mtrs which is slightly higher altitude than Lhasa at 3656 mtrs, the capital and largest city in Tibet. We would pass through the mighty Yarlung Tsangpo river, Yamdrok Lake, Karola glacier and Gyantse monastery on our journey to Shigatse.
Mount Nyenchen Khangsar, 7191mts. View from outskirts of Lhasa
We started sharp at 8:30 in the morning in our cozy tempo traveler.
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“Japan or Tibet”, I asked her and without thinking twice she replied, “You know my answer”. I gave her a smile and this is how we decided to visit Tibet.
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