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The lost Valley of Zanskar

| 7 noviembre, 2013 | 0 Comments
The lost Valley of Zanskar

Zanskar is a virtually unknown territory for the rest of the world, at least until just a couple of decades ago. Imagine a series of valleys to the Bank of a river modeling one of unique access to the region, walled from the scale of Himalayan mountain ranges. The river freezes, was for centuries the […]

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Potala Palace in Tibet

| 20 mayo, 2013 | 0 Comments
Potala Palace in Tibet

The Potala Palace is located in the Red Mountain in the center of Lhasa City. «Potala» is the phonetic adaptation of «Putuo» which in Sanskrit means «island inhabited the Buddha of Mercy». This imposing building was begun in the 7th century, ie at the time of the Tubo Kingdom. At that time it was called […]

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