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A cross the Himalayas with a rookie driver

For: Ricardo Coarasa
A cruzar el Himalaya con un conductor novato
As we left Lhasa, Bumble each of the buttons on the dashboard to make sure what they are. Circulates 50 km / h, are continuing their sharp braking and cornering takes every invading the wrong lane, whether or not visibility. The driver of the SUV that should lead us to Kathmandu, 1.100 km across the Himalayas. I will travel through one of the most dangerous roads of the earth with a conductor trainee. I'm excited.
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Norbulingka: the “driving school” The Dalai Lama

For: Ricardo Coarasa
Norbulingka: la “autoescuela” del Dalai Lama
The summer palace of the highest spiritual authority of Buddhism, the "Jewel Park", is the antithesis of the city-fortress of the Potala. In the walled garden outside the current Dalai Lama Lhasa, Tenzin Gyatso, learned to drive in two and a Dodge Austin as his predecessor did bring in pieces across the Himalayas to the astonishment of people who lived at anchor in the Middle Ages.
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Himalayan bike or how to dilute the self-esteem in a nanosecond

For: Ricardo Coarasa
Al Himalaya en bicicleta o cómo diluir la autoestima en un nanosegundo
We met him by chance on the streets of Lhasa hours before heading to Everest Base Camp. There Richard, Vitoria firefighter traveling alone. Going to make our own path, the 1.100 kilometers from the capital of Tibet in Kathmandu, but cycling. Way, be diverted to greet some friends to Sishapagma. Today I go to sleep feeling very small. Some people have a cataplines as eight thousand.
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The world's cheapest menu
For: Ricardo Coarasa (text and photos)

El menú más barato del mundo
Travel to Tibet and do not visit a Buddhist monastery is like being in Port Aventura and not the Dragon Khan ride or go to 'Lucio' for the first time and not asking about broken eggs. The advantage of a few days in Lhasa before entering the Himalayas, as well as gradually acclimate to the altitude, that makes no nonsense- is that in the vicinity of the capital of Tibet is located three of the most important: Drepung, Will there Ganden.
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The birthday party is not Tibet
For: Ricardo Coarasa (text and photos)

La fiesta de no cumpleaños del Tíbet
The Chinese effort to celebrate in style on the establishment of the Lhasa Tibet Autonomous Region is, for the native population, something like the non-birthday of Alice in Wonderland. Pure paradox: a party where balloons only (Chinas banderolas, floats, an imposing stand in front of the Potala, slogans everywhere) and a cake with candles without blowing.
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Exposure - Todo está en el Mundo · José Luis Feliu · Dimitris Bountolos

  • Aurora boreal del lago Inari (Finland)
  • Gulag del lago Baikal (Siberia)
    Gulag del lago Baikal (Siberia)
  • Desierto del Gobi (Mongolia)
    Gobi Desert (Mongolia)
  • Península de Kamchatka (Rusia)
    De Kamchatka Peninsula (Russia)
  • Pequeña isla de Diomedes (Estrecho de Bering)
    Pequeña isla de Diomedes (Bering Strait)
  • Glaciar Mendenhall (Alaska)
    Glaciar Mendenhall (Alaska)
  • Monument Valley (Estados Unidos)
    Monument Valley (U.S.)
  • Ruinas mayas de Tulum (México)
    Ruinas mayas de Tulum (Mexico)
  • Machu Picchu (Perú)
    Machu Picchu (Peru)
  • Salar de Uyuni (Bolivia)
    Salar de Uyuni (Bolivia)
  • Villa de las Estrellas (Antártida)
    Villa de las Estrellas (Antarctica)
  • Poblado himba (Namibia)
    Himba village (Namibia)
  • Río Luangwa (Zambia)
    Río Luangwa (Zambia)
  • Lago Malawi (Malawi)
    Lago Malawi (Malawi)
  • Pirámides de Meroe (Sudán)
    Pirámides de Meroe (Sudan)