Tibet - Understanding Tibet & Survival Guide (Chapter)
This chapter contains the Tibet Today, History, Trekking, Gateway Cities Landscapes in the Land of Snow, The People of Tibet, Tibetan Buddhism, Tibetan Art, The Future of Tibet, Directory, Transport, Health and Glossary chapters from Lonely Planet's Tibet guidebook.
All the info you need on everything from trekking, culture, Buddhism and history to flights, public transport, climate, money, the internet...you name it. Get hints on the gay and lesbian scene and tips for women travellers, kids and travellers with disabilities, as well as health care advice and a handy glossary.
- comprehensive information on trekking Tibet’s towering mountains, deep valleys and verdant forests
- a guide to Tibetan Buddhism, whose values and goals permeate almost everything in the country
- background on paintings, architecture and literature
- info on the unique identity of the Tibetan people, which mixes influences from their Himalayan neighbours
Coverage includes: Trekking, Gateway Cities (Kathmandu & Chengdu), History, Politics, Wildlife, Scenery, Food & Drink, Directory, Transport, Health and Glossary.
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