remote abode of the Dalai Lamas, object of devout pilgrimage and heart
and soul of Tibet, is still a city of wonders, despite the large-scale
encroachments of modern Chinese influence. Your first hint that Lhasa
is close is the Potala.
Shigatse is a
prosperous Buddhism city as it is the traditional seat of the Panchen
Lama. In the past it was the most important political and cultural
center of Tsang. A series of majestic buildings added strength to its