I made a conscious decision not to get too political on this blog, mainly because I’m a female solo traveller and I didn’t fancy a stint in some obscure prison. But it appears just by writing about my trip to Tibet I’ve courted controversy. Since blogging about the beautiful people, their religion and culture, Read More

I was mesmerised by the daily chanting of the nuns in this Tibetan convent. The video quality isn’t great but hopefully it gives you a better insight into what I was able to sit back and enjoy.

After a 4 day stint in Lhasa it was time to move on. We (the G Adventures crew and me) stayed still for so long to try and get used to the altitude. I was lucky and didn’t feel sick, get headaches or have any major symptoms at all but I was exhausted. Walking, Read More

I spent four days in Lhasa, the capital of Tibet and the first thing that struck me were the people (not literally). They’re absolutely stunning and fascinating, such a quirky bunch, with easily distinguishable features. Most locals are tall, elegant and they have wide round faces with rugged features and healthy rosy cheeks.

Tibet’s always been one of those places I’ve wanted to experience and I guess that’s partly because It’s so tricky to get in. Shrouded in mystery, censorship and such a powerful heritage with a huge healthy dose of Buddhism, it was high on my hit list.