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Tibet Travel Guide, Tourist, Book, Tour, Hotel, Restaurant
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Item Code : LONE16618
Lonely Planet Publications. 368 pages. Let the wafting incense guide you to Lhasa's Jokhang Temple, gaze at clear views of Everest's north face framed in the windows of the world's highest monastery, slurp the rich, salty goodness of yak-butter tea... Tibet will set your senses reeling. Detailed maps and expanded trekking info. Includes Tibetan and Chinese characters for easy communication. Preface written by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Your guide to accommodation in Tibet.
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Item Code : BRAD16619
Bradt Publications. 304 pages. Exploring ethnic Tibet independently is a challenge. The proverbial `land of snows', it possesses some of the wildest and roughest road routes in high Asia, and so trekking, motoring and mountain-biking are all covered in this new edition. Political and cultural issues make Tibet a sensitive destination for Westerners to visit, so Michael Buckley's advice includes guidelines on cultural etiquette, local customs and travelling with minimum impact on Tibet's culture and environment.
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Item Code : FOOT16620
Footprint. 3rd Edition. Sep 2004. 752 pages. Size 4?"x8?". Includes color photos and maps. Modern Tibet has many attractions for visitors. The mountainous terrain of the plateau presents the ultimate challenge for climbers, trekkers, and adventurers. Sacred Buddhist sites and temples inspire pilgrims from all corners of the earth. Written and revised by a leading expert on Tibet and Tibetan culture, with up-to-date information, Footprint Tibet covers all regions including the eastern provinces of Kham and Amdo. It highlights the most worthwhile destinations, from mountain monasteries to local festivals, and features the five gateway cities to the Tibetan plateau including Kathmandu. Included is a forward by his holiness The Dalai Lama. Eye-opening, accurate, and reliable information is given in each guide, ensuring that every trip is memorable, enlightening, and informing. Totally packed with up-to-date information including highlights of virtually every town and site. Also includes money-saving tips, advice on staying healthy, and anecdotes on local history, culture, customs, and etiquette. This is the traveller's bible to Tibet. Very comprehensive. Indispensable! ~ Out of print - Discontinued ~
$32.95 + $5.80 p & h or $16.80 foreign delivery
Item Code : TUTT16621
Size 6"x8". 416 pages. Includes 280 maps. Charles E. Tuttle edition. This extraordinary budget travel guide to the Tibetan world comes with over 280 tried and tested maps covering the entire region. Get there and get around: Hundreds of pages of important travel information. Plus gateway cities: New Delhi, Calcutta, Chengdu, Kunming, Kathmandu and Pokhara. Keep to your budget: Hotel tariffs, tour and trekking costs, permit and visa charges. Pack everything in: Cultural, historical and religious explanations, festival dates, sights & more...
Lonely Planet Publications. Stepping out onto the Barkhor circuit, you're swept along by a sea of chanting pilgrims. You go with the flow as the intriguing procession winds its way clockwise. You peer beyond the whirl of spinning prayer wheels and swirling prayer flags - is that the Jamkhang you can see? Turning to your neighbor on the circuit, you say... This pocket companion is full of phrases to help you out in any situation - not just discovering Buddhist temples. You'll be talking your way around Tibet in no time. $_$_START_LIST ? Master menu vocabulary and script. ? Read up on festival rites and rituals - from incense-burning to Cham dances. ? Get a handle on Tibetan grammar and pronunciation. ? Find your way around - by pedicab, taxi or bus. ? Take your understanding of Tibetan body language to higher plains. $_$_END_LIST
With Its Mystic Cults, Symbolism and Mythology. Curzon Press. by L. Austine Waddell. Waddell's work has never been superseded as the broadest survey of Tibetan Buddhist history, doctrine, and practice. Originally published in 1895 and revised some 40 years later. - Out of Print -
Harper Collins Publishing.
Interlink Publishing. 288 pages. Size 6"x9". Includes 20 color photos.