Dec 7, 2011

Namtso Lake, Tibet

Namtso Lake in Tibet is considered one of the most beautiful lake in China and I totally, absolutely agree to that statement. The lake is sometimes called as the Heavenly lake due to the location of the lake which is way up high in the mountains from Lhasa to Gyantse.

Although we were still having a bit of effect from the high altitude, it did not stop us from taking lots of pictures as well as mesmerise by the stunning scenery. However it was here that I had my first real exposure to the real toilet in China. Never did I expect that not only I need to pay for the usage of the toilet but it was without door and proper sewage system. I practically can see what my neighbour is doing her 'business'. Little did I know this is considered one of the 'better' ones along our journey across Tibet. The worst has yet to come. Anyway enough of toilet talk.


Namtso lake is as stunning as the lochs in Scotland, but something very fairytale about it that it almost looks fake, yet mysterious. Love the turqouise colour of the water against the lush greenery of the Tibetan mountain. No wonder it's called the Heaven Lake.


  1. wow....really magnificent view! You can print them as postcards la.... =)

  2. haha, thanks. I did print out a few and my colleague really thought they are postcards!

  3. Breathtaking!! Yup, very aptly named - Heaven Lake!
    Just forget about the toilet experience..hahaha