Day 10 – Shigatse to Chengdu – Diary of a Vacationer



0900: It’s our final day in Tibet. We’re travelling from Shigatse to Tibet, and catching a flight again to Chengdu. So, not lots to write down on this put up, however it does have some nice footage that we took on the best way.

On the best way again from Shigatse, the Brahmaputra river flows alongside the street.


There’s a whole lot of new roads, tunnels and railways on this a part of Tibet,

A3 (2)

A4 (2)

A7 (2)

We additionally noticed a few Yaks up shut.

A7 (1)

By 1 pm, we have been in Lhasa, and had time for lunch.


1400: At Lhasa airport, to examine into the flight again to Chengdu.

A8 (2)

1600: On the flight again to Chengdu. Because the mountains disappeared beneath me, I mirrored on out time in Tibet. Frankly, I had not had a good time. I don’t know what I used to be anticipating once we got here to Tibet, however I used to be not leaving completely satisfied.  I had been unwell the entire time we have been there, with Acute Mountain Illness (AMS), dehydration and diarrhoea. The inns we stayed in weren’t the perfect worth for cash and neither was the meals. The surroundings, temple and folks we met made up lots, however there was another excuse why our keep in Tibet didn’t have completely satisfied reminiscences.

On the day we arrived in Lhasa, the Easter Sunday 2019 bombings in Sri Lanka rocked the World. When the information reached us in Tibet, and left us all shaken to the core. It had been 10 years because the finish of the civil battle, when suicide bombings occurred with alarming regularity. However everybody (together with us) had thought that this had been firmly consigned to the historical past books because the battle ended. Easter Sunday occasions confirmed that this was to not be the case. So each morning and night since arriving in Tibet, we have been glued to our cellphones, looking for out as a lot details about the what was taking place in Sri Lanka.  I’m positive that this, above all colored our experiences in Tibet, though it had nothing to do with Tibet.


1800: Again in Chengdu. After, Tibet, Chengdu was busy, city, and humid.


We have been staying on the Buddha-Zen resort in Chengdu, the place we had stayed earlier than. It’s superbly embellished and its restaurant serves nice Sichuan meals.

BuddhaZen Resort
BuddhaZen Resort
Practising calligraphy at BuddhaZen resort
Vegetarian meals at BuddhaZen resort

Though we didn’t do a lot in the present day, we felt drained from the travelling, so we determined to name in a day. Tomorrow, we’re travelling to Leshan, to see the Giant Buddha statue.