Clouds move over the Potala Palace in Tibet's Lhasa prefecture.
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June 15, 2011 Few know more about the art of travel than acclaimed writers Paul Theroux and Pico Iyer, who have a combined six decades of experience chronicling their adventures around the world. Theroux and Iyer share their tips for being a traveler rather than a tourist.
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