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Very good views over the valleys. The vendors could be a nuisance, but then we thought of the big effort they would have made to get here just to sell a few trinkets and photos of their goats and Tibetan Mastiffs! We bought a brass...More
This is a road-side turn out near the summit of the road between Lhasa and Yamdrok lake.
There are several vendors selling their wares. Prices here are surely better than you will find in Lhasa, however, selection is quite poor. We bought a nice rustic...More
There are lots of vendors everywhere, selling Tibetan handcrafts, accessories and scripture flags. That did not take away the beauty of the scenery, though. Talking to the local vendors was fun actually.
Many of them had yaks and mastiffs, animals which I had only read...More
Anyone driving from Lhasa to Gyantse will certainly make an almost compulsory stop at Ganbala Pass (4.796m). The scenic and modern highway crosses the Gambala Mountains, with superb views of "Yamdrok Yumtso Lake". A quick stop, a few pictures and more memories to take home....More