AnneMarie and Andrew

Annemarie and Andrew – Trekking Asia

Tibet Tour: Day 3

Tibet Tour: Day 3


Posted on May 20, 2014

We left Lhatse heading for Shigatse, the second largest city in Tibet. The bus climbed out of Lhatse and it wasn’t long before we were stopping on the top of a prayer flag shrouded mountain again. This pass was 4,530m above sea level. Beside the car park were some steps up to the top of the hill. Annemarie and I were fine and two German guys also made it up, no-one else attempted the short climb. The drive to Shigatse was a...

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Tibet Tour: Day 2

Tibet Tour: Day 2


Posted on May 20, 2014

This was going to be a long day and all of it was going to be on the bus! The day before we’d stopped in Zhangmu on the Tibet-Nepal border, instead of travelling for another couple of hours up the road to Nyalam. This meant two things, firstly we had an extra two hours of driving on what was already an all day drive. Secondly, is the rapid altitude gain. The most important rule of altitude is that once above 2,800m you must not...

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