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- n. The process of touristifying.
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Some residents in Kreuzberg, a multicultural neighborhood in former West Berlin, have even begun to organize campaigns against "touristification," demanding that the city keep tourists out of their area.
The plan then was to march east towards the former working-class district of Friedrichshain and dance angrily in a basement to protest against the touristification of the German capital.
If Lhasa is the hub, then this touristification of Tibet is spreading outwards to the four Chinese provinces - Qinghai, Gansu, Sichuan and Yunnan - outside of political Tibet, but with large Tibetan populations, and which comprise the historical Tibetan regions of Amdo and Kham.
His name was Yundun, and while he handed out pamphlets offering horse rides into the grasslands (or you can stay overnight in a nomad's tent, for more), he complained about the very touristification of Tagong that he was ostensibly part of.
Part of the pleasure was the sheer uniqueness of sitting in a pre-touristification delicatessen-type restaurant in Midtown of all places.