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Tibet to Nepal via the Friendship Highway

by Heidi

May 22, 2009: The next morning we woke early to get a start down the friendship highway to Nepal.  We had to get an early start to hopefully beat the road crews who were working in several different locations all the way to the Nepalese border. We made one last stop in the early morning […]

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Journey to Qomolangma (Mt. Everest)

by Heidi

May 20, 2009: No trip to the Roof of the World would be complete without a visit to the highest mountain in the world! At the top of all mountain passes and other very high points you will find prayer flags.  Lots of them!!  There are always five different colors with prayers written in the […]

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Sakya Monastery, Tibet

by Heidi

May 20, 2009: A couple of hours after leaving Shigatse, we took a detour down a dusty, bumpy dirt road and arrived at Sakya Monastery, but at this point we felt that we had seen enough monasteries and there is a lot more to Tibet than visiting monasteries.  In fact, we recommend that for your […]

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Pelkor Chode Monastery and Tashi Lhumpo Monastery, Tibet

by joji

May 19, 2009: Pelkor Chode Monastery After a very cold night without a heater, we started early the next morning, and as usual (I know this is getting repetitive!), I had a terrible splitting head and neck ache!  But we had to stay on schedule or miss out and we preferred to suffer than miss […]

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