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Lhasa


Located at the foot of Mount Gephel, at an elevation of 11,975 (3,650 meters), Lhasa (sometimes spelled "Llasa") is the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region in the People's Republic of China. The city has a population of approximately 255,000 people.

Translated literally "Lhasa" means "place of the gods", and the city is the traditional seat of the Dalai Lama, as well as being regarded in Tibetan Buddhism as the holiest site within Tibet.

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To Lhasa in Disguise (Adventure Travel Classics)

By William McGovern

The Long Riders' Guild Press
Released: December 1st, 2001
Paperback (484 pages)

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  • Manufacturer: The Long Riders' Guild Press
  • ISBN: 1590480988
  • EAN: 9781590480984
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  • Paperback
  • Number of Pages: 484
  • Author: William McGovern
  • Publication Date: December 1st, 2001
  • Release Date: December 1st, 2001
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  • Size: 9.01573 Inches by 5.98424 Inches by 1.0783443 Inches
  • Weight: 1.69976404002 Pounds
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My Journey to Lhasa: The Classic Story of the Only Western Woman Who Succeeded in Entering the Forbidden City

By Alexandra David-Neel

Harper Perennial
Released: August 23rd, 2005
Paperback (364 pages)

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  • Manufacturer: Harper Perennial
  • Brand: Harper Perennial
  • ISBNs: 0060596554, 9780060596552
  • EAN: 9780060596552
  • PartNumber: 9780060596552
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  • Paperback
  • Format: Illustrated
  • Edition: unknown
  • Number of Pages: 364
  • Author: Alexandra David-Neel
  • Publication Date: August 23rd, 2005
  • Release Date: August 23rd, 2005
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  • Size: 8.0 Inches by 5.3125 Inches by 0.846847 Inches
  • Weight: 0.59965735264 Pounds
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The Magician of Lhasa (A Matt Lester Spiritual Thriller)

By David Michie

Conch Books
Released: January 26th, 2017
Paperback (298 pages)

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  • Manufacturer: Conch Books
  • Brand: Conch Books
  • ISBN: 0994488122
  • EAN: 9780994488121
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  • Paperback
  • Number of Pages: 298
  • Author: David Michie
  • Publication Date: January 26th, 2017
  • Release Date: January 26th, 2017
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  • Size: 9.0 Inches by 6.0 Inches by 0.75 Inches
  • Weight: 0.972 Pounds
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Shangri-La: Along the Tea Road to Lhasa

White Star Publishers
Released: March 3rd, 2020
Hardcover (272 pages)

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  • Brand: White Star Publishers
  • ISBN: 885441560X
  • EAN: 9788854415607
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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Number of Pages: 272
  • Publication Date: March 3rd, 2020
  • Release Date: March 3rd, 2020
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  • Size: 11.1 Inches by 10.6 Inches by 1.1 Inches
  • Weight: 4.5 Pounds
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Lost Lhasa: Heinrich Harrer's Tibet

By Heinrich Harrer

Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
Released: September 1st, 1992
Hardcover (223 pages)

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  • Brand: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
  • ISBN: 0810935600
  • EAN: 9780810935600
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  • Hardcover
  • Edition: 1st
  • Number of Pages: 223
  • Author: Heinrich Harrer
  • Publication Date: September 1st, 1992
  • Release Date: September 1st, 1992
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  • Size: 11.5 Inches by 9.25 Inches by 1.0 Inches
  • Weight: 2.59925006898 Pounds
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Narratives of the Mission of George Bogle to Tibet, and of the Journey of Thomas Manning to Lhasa, Ed., with Notes, an Intr. [&c.] by C.R. Markham

By George Bogle

Franklin Classics
Released: October 9th, 2018
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  • Manufacturer: Franklin Classics
  • ISBN: 0341869422
  • EAN: 9780341869429
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  • Number of Pages: 548
  • Authors: George Bogle, Thomas Manning
  • Publication Date: October 9th, 2018
  • Release Date: October 9th, 2018
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  • Size: 9.21 Inches by 6.14 Inches by 1.11 Inches
  • Weight: 1.66889932334 Pounds
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The Lhasa Trilogy

By Gary D Conrad

Rainbow Books, Incorporated
Released: March 23rd, 2017
Paperback (324 pages)

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  • ISBNs: 9781568251165, 1568251165
  • EAN: 9781568251165
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  • Number of Pages: 324
  • Author: Gary D Conrad
  • Publication Date: March 23rd, 2017
  • Release Date: March 23rd, 2017
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  • Size: 9.0 Inches by 6.0 Inches by 0.81 Inches
  • Weight: 0.95019234922 Pounds
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