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Journey to Tibet

Lowell Thomas/Kamat's Potpourri

"Dad and the Rescue Team"
Front row: Indian Major A.K. Bose, nurse Emily Bateman, Lowell Sr., Roy Bisbee
Rear: right, Dr. Pal

 

American journalist Lowell Thomas Jr. visited Tibet (then a mysterious, free nation), in 1949 with his father and met Dalai Lama. They were the 7th and 8th Americans in the history to be granted this privilege. Thomas's 1950 book "Out Of This World - across the Himalayas to forbidden Tibet" contains rare and important photographs of period Tibet, before its collapse in 1959.
Rare Pictures of Tibet | Tibetans in India
Inside Tibet, 1949Tibetan PeopleInside Tibet, 1949Bodyguards of Dalai Lama
At the Lhasa BazarMonk Relays PrayersJewel Studded Tibetan IconGifts to Dalai Lama
Inside Sera TempleHerd of Yaks, TibetJourney to TibetYou are here
Journey to Tibet

 

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