December 30, retired workers are doing calisthenics on the Potala Palace Square,
People in Lhasa climb mountains to express the expectation towards the 2008 Beijing Olympics yesterday. Starting in 1996, the climb and fitness campaign for New Year is given a new meaning on the snowy Qinghai-Tibet Plateau.
Olympic torch's first climb on the Mt. Qomolangma gives much pride to the Tibetan people.
"I'm eagerer for the Olympics to be held in Beijing, and it makes me pay more attention to the physical exercise," said Dekyi Drolkar, a pupil who is preparing for the climb campaign.