Field Force to Lhasa 1903-04
Captain Cecil Mainprise accompanied General Sir Francis Younghusband's expedition to Tibet in 1903. He wrote 50 letters
home which trace the expedition’s progress into Tibet. Read this insider's account on the day they were written some 105 years later. Final post is 18 November 2009. [Via]
The Himalayan Art Project.
An online collection of Himalayan visual arts and heritage, '...containing over 8,000
records, 10,000 images and 700 thematic sets'. The
here's a collection
of photographs of Tibet as it was in the 1950's, and
on the history of 'visual Dharma'.
Some related links :- Mongolian stories
about politics, religion, sport and horses (Mongolians belong to the same religion as Tibetans);
a privileged witness to a sky burial
(via the Tibetan Studies Virtual Library
the Tibetan game of rebirth.