Friday, September 2, 2011

布達拉宮 from China

The Potala Palace is located in Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region, China. It was named after Mount Potala. The Potala Palace was the chief residence of the Dalai Lama until the 14th Dalai Lama fled to Dharamsala (India) in 1959.

The Opening Memorial of Guangzhou 2010 Asian Games.

From a series of 6 stamps: Equestrian (the art of horse riding) and Weiqi. A Weiqi tournament was held at the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou for the first time at an Asiad. Weiqi (Go in Japan),  is an ancient board game for two players that originated in China over 2,000 years ago.

Thx Yisan!


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