Tibet was ruled by successive families from the 14th - 17th century, to be succeeded by the Dalai Lama's rule in the 17th and 18th century. Tibet would be de facto independent from the mid-14th century on, for nearly 400 years.
This image was taken of the inside of a sacred, and ancient Tibetan Monastery in downtown Llasa. Add this "Tibetan Monastery" image to your travel walls at home or office. Indulge your wanderlust.