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    Default New way of getting into Tibet..

    http://www.china.org.cn/english/travel/159328.htm

    anyone have more info to share on ?pricing etc..??

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    All part of Beijing's plan to consolidate its control over tibet.. not to mention the ongoing ecological destruction and cultural genocide of the Tibetan people. It's a sad day when that fancy train, with its pressurised carriages, rolls into Lhasa.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Terence
    All part of Beijing's plan to consolidate its control over tibet.. not to mention the ongoing ecological destruction and cultural genocide of the Tibetan people. It's a sad day when that fancy train, with its pressurised carriages, rolls into Lhasa.
    If you visited Lhasa in recent years, you will notice that it is too commercialize....
    It is very sad things indeed....

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    Quote Originally Posted by kex
    http://www.china.org.cn/english/travel/159328.htm

    anyone have more info to share on ?pricing etc..??
    Hi Kex,one way trip is around S$250.....anyway r u a backpacker.
    Anyway Tibet is nice place.

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    Hi ornegu, 250 is from where to Lhasa? Beijing?
    am considering to go either tibet or the southern china next week after my sch term ends here in Beijing.

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    As a foreigner I dont think you can get tickets at the moment.

    http://2lhasa.com/train

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    Quote Originally Posted by ZeroDivine
    Hi ornegu, 250 is from where to Lhasa? Beijing?
    am considering to go either tibet or the southern china next week after my sch term ends here in Beijing.
    Hi ZeroDivine, ok yes,S$250 start from Beijing to Lhasa.
    Have a nice trip and pls post some photos here to share. Thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by boroangel
    As a foreigner I dont think you can get tickets at the moment.

    http://2lhasa.com/train
    Hi boroangel, thanks for this web site.it a good one.
    Are you a backpacker too?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ornegu
    Hi boroangel, thanks for this web site.it a good one.
    Are you a backpacker too?
    Not really...soon hopefully haha

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