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Thursday, September 20th, 2007

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My first trip to Thailand was six years ago. I was living in Japan at the time and it was just a quick vacation. I immediately loved it, though. I loved the chaos, the tolerance, the relaxed lifestyle. I knew I would return one day. [read on]

Free Tibet? (An incredibly pensive post)

Wednesday, September 19th, 2007

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I’m in Thailand. Hallelujah. ┬áIt was definitely time to move on and Thailand is exactly what I needed. I’ve been thinking alot about Tibet as I spend my days relaxing in Bangkok, though.

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The Holy Waters of Nam-Tso

Sunday, September 16th, 2007
Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket My final excursion in Tibet was a two day trip to Nam-Tso, a holy lake about 3 hours Northwest of Lhasa. I saved this trip for last because ... [Continue reading this entry]

Amazing Tibet!!

Tuesday, September 11th, 2007
Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket The beginning of the kora at Gandan monastery, Tibet We spent a couple of days this week hunting down local buses that would take us to a few monasteries outside ... [Continue reading this entry]

The Faces of Tibet

Friday, September 7th, 2007
Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket Tibetan women walking the circuit around the Jokang Temple in Lhasa It was raining when we arrived in Lhasa at 8:00 pm on Tuesday evening. I didn't have a ... [Continue reading this entry]

The Train to Tibet

Thursday, September 6th, 2007
Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket View from the dining car There was a definite excitement in the air as we all waited to board the train to Tibet in the Beijing West Railway Station. ... [Continue reading this entry]

There are worse places to spend a week (Like an office job)

Saturday, September 1st, 2007
Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket Late night shoe repair, Beijing I've been in Beijing for 8 days now and although I wasn't exactly excited about spending another week of my vacation here it was exactly ... [Continue reading this entry]