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Tibetan Culture: Tsamba

Tsamba is one of the most important types of food for Tibetans, which they eat on a daily basis.  To make tsamba, roasted barley flour is usually mixed with butter, traditional Tibetan dried cheese, sugar, and Tibetan tea.  The result is tsamba, a sweet delicious cake consumed in every Tibetan village. Barley flour, the primary

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Trekking in Tibet: What to Wear

The weather in Tibet can change at any moment.  The key to being properly dressed while trekking in Tibet is layering your clothes.  The reason layering is so effective for trekking is that your body temperature varies based on your own tolerance to cold and heat, the difficulty of the trek, and weather conditions.  I am giving

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Religion in Tibet

The earliest Tibetan religion was a type of animistic tribal belief system. The elements (such as water, earth, wind, and fire) and certain mountain deities were worshipped and appeased with incense offerings. Special rock cairns strung with prayer flags would be conspicuously placed at high mountain peaks and passes to assure good fortune. The prayer

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Tibet Travel Permits will resume April 1st 2013

Tibet is now issuing Lhasa permits starting April 1st.  We can help you find a group or help you book a personal trip to the Tibet Autonomus Region. The regulations in Tibet can change quickly and without notice.  We will always have the most current information concerning travel in Tibetan areas.  We also do our

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