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Time Zone: GMT+8

Comminications: Internet Cafes exist in Lhasa, Lhasa, Gyantse and Shigatse.
The government has imposed stricter regulations on them starting Nov. 2002 following a deadly fire in the Lanjisu Cyber Cafe located in Beijing.

Lhasa  Av. Hi   Low
Sep   58°  84°  39°
Oct   49°  71°  23°
Current Weather from CNN

Maps Tibet Regions Map, Maps of China.
China Provinces and Autonomous Regions, Prefectures in Tibet, Counties in Shigatse Prefecture, Place Names Lhasa-Kathmandu Road Map, Mt. Everest Region Map

Books See Sierra Club Trip Page
* Shangri-La - 1961 * Lost Horizon - 1937
* Kundun 1997, the life of the Dalai Lama
* Himalaya, 1999 Martin Scorsese ***** (Also released as Caravan) (Tibetan with English subtitles)
* SEVEN YEARS IN TIBET(1997) Brad Pitt ****
* Little Buddha 1993 * Tibet - On the Edge of Change, 1950 - Documentary - A compelling chronicle of the spiritual and political repression in the Himalayan country, the seat of classical Buddhism. Search for "Tibet" at Video Finders for others.

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last updated 20 Nov 2002