China......1.3 billion people......20% of the world's population......the birthplace of Asian culture and lifestyle....world reknown food....everyone has a vision when they think about China. I came to China because I could not get back into Nepal from Tibet. I took a 44 hour train through the Tibetan plateau to the city of Chengdu. Once I left the plateau and entered onto mainland China I could not see the sky. Pollution, smog and grey filled the sky and filled...
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What to say about Tibet? It's a place beyond description. An ancient land of golden stupas, stilted monastaries, a place where people still live off the land, a spiritual place that seems to have existed before all others. At least that's what I thought Tibet was before I came. The reality is that it's a police controlled state. The Chinese now run every aspect of Tibet. Now I know what the Free Tibet protests have been trying to say for years. The Chinese have...