The night of Potala (2)

Lhasa is a amazing place. Many city men resigned their job and packed a simple bag to Lhasa. Some of them even spend a year or more in Lhasa.

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Tourist resources in Lhasa are plenty. There are good hotels, tasty restaurants, travel agencies, Chinese department stores and supermarkets.

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In some parts of the city, you may find no difference to other Chinese cities. But the Tibetan influence is still strong and evident, especially around the old quarters near Barkhor Street.

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Lhasa is famous for the great building, the Potala Palace. It is the holiest and greatest Palace in the world. It is named after Mount Potalaka, the mythical abode of Chenresig or Avalokitesvara.

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A short trip on Gulang Island in Xiamen (2)

If you have a chance to visit Xiamen, You can’t miss the trip to “Drum Wave Islet”.

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It only cost you 5 minutes from Xiamen Island to Gulangyu, if you take a ferry. The beach of Gulangyu is very beautiful.

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Every year, people all over the country come here to spend their vocations. The island is on China’s list of National Scenic Spots and also ranks at the top of the list of the ten most-scenic areas in Fujian Provinc

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It was 7 o’clock when I checked in. the hotel I checked in is very beautiful. My room is facing the beach of Gulangyu. By tasting a glass of wine, I favored the peaceful night on the island.

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