is revered as the "Roof of the World." Here, the immense Himalayas hold the region in isolation from the rest of the world. Tibet's long history is filled with takeovers and turmoil; however, through the ages, it has remained determined to exclude and limit outside influence. As a result, the unique Tibetan lifestyle, culture and architecture has remained in this region. It’s also one of the most strikingly beautiful places on earth.