Tibet Finally Reopens to Tourists

After a tumultuous few months of anti-government protests, as well as other security concerns, China's government is reopening Tibet to foreign tourists, the Associated Press reports. The first visitors arrived Wednesday morning, according to the Tibetan Tourism Bureau.

There were earlier plans to reopen Tibet to tourism in May, but they were stalled after concerns rose over the security of the Olympics torch relay to the summit of Mount Everest ignite further protests, forcing the region to reverse its decision.

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