Potala Palace (布達拉宮) – A Paradise of Spiritual Pureness


(9th June)  In the midst of Lhasa city, lying peacefully across the high-altitude Plateau, stands an infamous landmark that soars above the natural plains and rocky mountains.  For centuries, the faraway sight of its white-washed walls and red-lined roofs, for many long-awaited pilgrims and tourists,  has connoted to a warm welcome after their arduous journey, come rain or shine.  When our eyes finally settled on this palace under the azure sky, we all knew our endeavour and days of impatient waiting are worthwhile.

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