On this page you will find an overview of all my articles, reports, photo and travel tips for trips to Tibet. These are articles about my journey with the Lhasa Railway from Xining to Lhasa, about the Barkhor in Lhasa, about monasteries on the roof of the world, the forgotten kingdom of Guge and about my 3-day trekking tour, the Kora around Mount Kailash. And of course there are some photo tips: this time for the Potala Palace, the landmark of Lhasa.

Sonnenbrillen Spenden Tibet

How Sunglasses opened my Eyes and made another's Eyes glow

Sunglasses are a great gift for inhabitants of the high mountains, for example in Tibet, because many suffer from UV-related eye diseases.
Klöster in Tibet - heilige Orte auf dem Dach der Welt

Monasteries in Tibet - holy Places on the Roof of the World

Discover the monasteries in Tibet on the roof of the world - architecture, statues, mani stones, prayer drums and offerings & tips on photography.
Ganden Kloster, ein Tagesausflug von Lhasa

Ganden Monastery - a worthwhile Day Trip from Lhasa

A visit to Ganden Monastery is a worthwhile day trip from Lhasa. Enjoy great views from the pilgrimage trail and find more great photo opportunities.
Sakya Kloster in Tibet

Tibet - the hidden Library in Sakya Monastery

Discover secrets in Tibet, such as the hidden library in Sakya Monastery. Read here what this library is all about.
Ein Blick auf den Mt. Everest und das höchste Kloster der Welt – Highlights unserer China-Reise

Mt. Everest and the highest Monastery in the World - Highlights of our China Trip

A view of Mt. Everest and a visit to Rongbuk Monastery, the highest monastery in the world, are among the highlights of a trip to China.
Barkhor in Lhasa – Pilgerweg und Shoppingmeile

Barkhor in Lhasa - Pilgrimage and Shopping Mile

The Barkhor in Lhasa - pilgrimage route around the Jokhang temple. Prayer wheels, incense offerings, prostrations. Learn more and get tips for your visit.
Das vergessene Königreich Guge - ein Besuch der Ruinen von Tsaparang

The forgotten Kingdom of Guge - a visit to the Ruins of Tsaparang

Learn everything you need to know for your visit to the ruins of Tsaparang in the former kingdom of Guge in western Tibet. What is there to see?
Das vergessene Königreich - Guge in Westtibet

Western Tibet - the forgotten kingdom of Guge

The forgotten kingdom of Guge in Western Tibet - Tsaparang and Tholing. Discover monasteries, important murals, ruins and mountain panoramas in Tibet.
Kloster Tholing Königreich Guge

The forgotten Kingdom of Guge - a Visit to Tholing Monastery

A visit to Tholing Monastery in Zanda is one of the highlights of exploring the forgotten kingdom of Guge in western Tibet.
Trekking um den Mount Kailash

Trekking around the Mount Kailash

Trekking around Kailash, circumambulation of the holy mountain - Kora to the Saga-Dawa festival, 3-day mountain tour with crossing of the Drölma-La pass (5630m).
Mit der Lhasabahn aufs Dach der Welt

With the Lhasa Railway to Tibet - Tips for your Trip

In the Hard Sleeper Class of the Lhasa Railway to the Roof of the World - Tips for your trip from Xining to Lhasa in Tibet - Facts and Packing List
Potala-Palast in Lhasa Fototipps

Potala Palace in Lhasa - Photo Tips

Potala Palace in Lhasa - read here my photo tips for really great photos: Viewpoint Jag Pori, water games, reflections in the water, detail shots.