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April 03, 2007


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Julie Eley

For foreigners laws apply and these may be difficult - need to find out beforehand.
However, there is also the safety aspect to camping. I have camped a few times in Qinghai and Sichuan Provinces and also Ladakh. Always with prior consent of the nomads camping near-by or local guides. One of the reasons is the wild dogs and wolves that abound in many of these areas. (Maybe some leopards too)! The nomad dogs protected our tents by leaving their mark on our tents they also came out at night and were heard barking at the wild dogs who might venture too close for comfort. (Of course one has to be carefull too of the nomad dogs and only go close when their nomad owners are around as you can get a good bite from them!)
Never leave any food in the tent, even the smallest morsal! It will be smelt out, by the wild dogs, wolves or even the nomad dogs!

Lease Purchase

Good info.
Look forward to reading more on your site.
Good Luck


could you please send me the contact details of turkish nomad as we are interested to deal with them for the tent business in the near future.

Thanking you in advance.

Andrew Johnston

Dear Sir,
Can i first of all commend you on this fantastic website, I am travelling to tibet for the first time in a week and it has helped me a great deal. I still have one question though and im hoping that you may know the answer...after Tibet i am going to mongolia, where they have no camping laws so i intend to pitch up my tent wherever is most suitable with (hopefully) no complications! is it the same in tibet-can foreigners/travelers camp by themselves in the country with ease or do the locals and nomadic people have a problem with this? the last thing i want to do is offend anyone or break any laws. wherever i go i always ensure that i leave no rubbish and leave the area as best as i found it!
Thankyou again
Andrew Johnston

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