The Potala Palace

    Back in middle school, one of my teacher said that if someone sells the Potala Palace (to whom?), that person would have enough money to feed everyone in China for half a year. Some years later when I stood at the foot of the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet, I did not bother taking pictures, because some places are at their best in pictures and some just can’t be contained by any two-dimensional surface, one being the Potala.

The Potala was a royal palace originally built under the order of Songtsen Gampo Continue reading “The Potala Palace”