Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Stepping out onto the Barkhor circuit, you're swept along by a sea of chanting pilgrims. You go with the flow as the intriguing procession winds its way clockwise. You peer beyond the whirl of spinning prayer wheels and swirling prayer flags - is that the Jamkhang you can see? Turning to your neighbour on the circuit, you say? This pocket companion is full of phrases to help you out in any situation - not just discovering Buddhist temples. You'll be talking your way around Tibet in no time. * Master menu vocab and script * Read up on festival rites and rituals - from incense-burning to cham dances * Get a handle on Tibetan grammar and pronunciation * Find your way around - by pedicab, taxi or bus Lonely Planet gets you to the heart of a place. Our job is to make amazing travel experiences happen. We visit the places we write about each and every edition. We never take freebies for positive coverage, so you can always rely on us to tell it like it is. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet and Sandup Tsering.
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