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Peaceful Coexistence at Songtsam Lodge Cizhong (Sponsor Post)

July 13, 2020

A hundred years ago, French missionaries ventured into landlocked valleys of Yunnan province to share their religion. A century later, the churches that remain in these regions continue to thrive. Cizhong Catholic Church, where service in Tibetan is still held every Sunday, is the most beautiful of these churches, even after many years of disrepair. Songtsam Lodge Cizhong sits in this lovely Tibetan village, surrounded by the grapevine-covered slopes of local vineyards.

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Discover Songtsam Lodge Benzilan (Sponsor Post)

June 10, 2020

Nestled in an intimate green valley by the Yangtze River, Songtsam Lodge Benzilan features spacious guest rooms, all decorated in a modern Sino-Tibetan style.

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Experience the Sunrise at Songtsam Lodge Meili (Sponsor Post)

May 13, 2020

Every year Tibetans and travellers from all over the world make their journey to worship Mt. Kawagebo, the major peak of the Meili Snow Mountain range and one of the holiest mountains in the larger Tibetan region. Songtsam Lodge Meili was built in an unspoilt village away from the main tourist area overlooking the majestic snow mountains.

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Songtsam Lodge Rumei, a Remote Oasis (Sponsor Post)

April 13, 2020

When travelling the Songtsam Yunnan to Tibet route, Markham is the first stop and only way to enter Tibet from Yunnan. Nestled away in a valley, the lodge is located next to Zhuka Village in the north and vast farmland in the south.

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Preserving Tibetan Cultural Heritage at Songtsam Lodge Laigu (Sponsor Post)

March 10, 2020

The Laigu lodge is Songtsam’s highest property and is one of the most unique heritage hotels to be found in the world (it was the Winner for best Architectural Design by Heritage Architecture and received The Architecture MasterPrize 2019).

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Opportunities and Perspectives in Collecting Asian Art: A Panel Discussion

February 21, 2020

Asia Week New York presented an important panel discussion entitled Opportunities and Perspectives in Collecting Asian Art at The Winter Show on Sunday, January 26th, 2020, at the Park Avenue Armory, in New York. Click to watch!

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Keeping Traditions Alive at Songtsam Linka Lijiang (Sponsor Post)

February 11, 2020

Instead of the touristic and commercialised old town of Lijiang, Songtsam's Linka Lijiang retreat is located at a nearby small Naxi-ethnic village named Ciman, where the traditional way of living still thrives.

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Finding Peace at Songtsam Linka Shangri-La
 (Sponsor Post)

January 30, 2020

Hidden in the city’s peaceful and green valleys between Tibetan villages and Himalayan barley fields, Songtsam's Linka Shangri-La retreat faces the back of Songzanlin Monastery which can be seen across the meadow and is located only a short distance away.

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Enlightenment at Songtsam Linka Lhasa (Sponsor Post)

December 20, 2019

Built on the edge of an old park, Songtsam Linka Lhasa retreat offers spectacular views of the nearby Potala Palace located only 5 kilometers away. From the hotel’s slaked lime coloured walls to the indigo carved windows and fish-fin shaped facade, all of these architectural details pay great respect to traditional artisans, Tibetan culture, and ancient wisdom.

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