The Trip to Tibet

April 23rd, 2012

Once I was thinking about asking my travel agent which travel insurance would be best, but then he decided that I should be interested in doing things that weren’t really considered main stream. Since I was going to Tibet, a place without much in the way of western medicine, he suggested I get this revolutionary medical insurance that would make it easy on me to get what I wanted when I was out shopping around. I suppose that when people decide to have some fun when they are hanging around bus stops, they should consider something like this. I suppose when traveling through a country like Tibet it can be important to understand exactly what you are getting yourself into, which is why so many people tend to agree that traveling is something many people should do. I will go ahead and visit Tibet with my new insurance, and see if we can have some idea of how it will work out.

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The Tibet Railway

April 23rd, 2012


This Railway is the first link from Tibet to the rest of China and is one of the highest rail links in the world. It climbs over 5,000m above sea level and construction began in 2001. It’s included in the world’s top iconic rail journeys.
You can book a trip to see this yourself, but better still you could book a tour. Tours like the Wendy Wu Tours will book you a spot on the train and is titled the Himalayan Express. Included in the price is all airfares, accommodation, meals and entrance fees.
It is a 20 day tour and will start Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan Province. This area has a reputation for great lush landscapes and will start your journey with great views. Other destinations include Lhasa, Shigatse and Xining. But the best part will be travelling across the Tibetan Plateau. Here you will venture through amazing landscapes that you have never seen before.

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The Tibetan Theory for Chakra

April 23rd, 2012


For the Tibetan the theory, the chakra plays a very important role in the entire yoga tantras. It plays an essential role in the completion of the stage practices where there is an attempt to bring the entire subtle winds of the person’s body to the central part of the channel. This is done to realize the emptiness and clearer light of one’s bliss. It is also used to obtain the so called illusory body of the divinity. For the Tibetan system, the central channel may begin at the location of one’s third eye. It will then curve up to the crown part of one’s head and then goes down to the body. Then it will go downwards to the tip of one’s sexual organ and to the solar channel of anus. Alongside, the person’s central channel lays the ten chakras which are about four or can be five that are expounded as crucial parts.

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History and High Altitude in Tibet

April 23rd, 2012

Visiting Tibet is often considered to be an almost spiritual experience, or at least it would have been a century ago. Deciding to travel to Lhasa is a very different experience these days, and the occupation of Tibet is something that has changed the nature of the city. There is still the palace on the hill that has been the symbol of the country for many years, but even the population has been changing. There is an awful lot of history that can still be seen in Lhasa, but you are more likely to buy your souvenirs from someone of Chinese rather than Tibetan origin.
Another reason that many people will want to visit Tibet is so they can visit some of the highest mountains in the world. Tibet is a country that is almost entirely at high altitude, where even the desolate places have a majesty that is difficult to rival.

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