Lhasa: The Land of Shangri-la
Jaideep Mukerji embarks on a journey to Lhasa, a place steeped in history, that has withstood the ravages of time and cultural vandalism
Within a short flying distance from India lies the starkly beautiful high-altitude plateau of Tibet, the ‘Roof of the World’, with its unique culture and ancient history.
Though the political status of the so-called ‘Tibet Autonomous Region’ remains a matter of some debate between China and the rest of the free world, history does record that Tibet was a largely independent region with political ties to China going back to Mongol times. The Tibetan rulers ...
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