Devout Believers before Jokhang Temple
Devout Believers before Jokhang Temple

At 6 o’clock in the early morning, the crowd chanting at the Barkhor street wake you from your dream if you stay overnight near the Barkhor street. When you open you eyes, two eagles fly across the temple, and the first morning sunlight shines into your room.

At 7 o’clock, go to the huge Banyan tree. Devout believers have already begun their one-day practice under the tree, a creeping, a rose.

At 8 o’clock, go to visit the holy Potala Palace. Let us fly across the sky as birds in the Golden Summit; one the opposite, the Pabenggang have opened his arms; and the Fahao of Drepung Monastery faint in the ear.

Potala Palace, Lhasa
Potala Palace, Lhasa

At 9 o’clock, choose a day tour to the sacred Namtso Lake or Yamdrok Lake. Standing on the highest mountain pass, you can view the emerald green lake and the continuous snow-capped mountains.

At 10 o’clock, go to Jokhang Temple. Have a pot of butter and worship the main hall of the Buddha. You can have a wish under the Buddha body, and let the Buddha tell you how to do.

At 11 o’clock, go to local Tibetan village or climb a hill. You can overlook the entire downtown of Lhasa.

At 12 o’clock, go to find a Stone-pot Chicken Shop. You can taste the local strong mellow Tibet chicken in the stone pot, and drink the featured barley beer.

Stone-pot Chicken, Lhasa
Stone-pot Chicken, Lhasa

At 13 o’clock, go to the local milk tea shop near Barkhor Street.

Barkor Street, Lhasa
Barkor Street, Lhasa

At 14 o’clock, go to the small alley of old Lhasa downtown. You will hover between the doorways of Nepalese restaurant and and Tibetan restaurant.

At 15 o’clock, go the Sera Monastery. You walk under the red and white walls, and touch the traces of the Panchen Lama. Then go the to garden, you will experience the biggest Lama’s debating in Tibet at about 16 o’clock.

Lamas' Debating in Sera Monastery
Lamas’ Debating in Sera Monastery

At 17 o’clock, go back to the Barkhor Street. You follow the devout believers walk around the Barkor Street, circle and circle.

At 19 o’clock, find a Tibetan restaurant and have a hearty dinner.

At 20 o’clock, the sun has just set. Go to the Potala Square and enjoy the musical fountain. View the magnificent Potala Palace in the night lighting.

At 22 o’clock, walk into a common street or a small corner. Aside a smoky barbecue car, I waved to you.

At 24 o’clock, you will sunk in sleep for the next morning after the sky falling raindrops with softly ‘tick” sound.

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