Adventures of George and Heidi

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Newgrange Tour, Ireland

by Heidi

July 4, 2009: The next day we went on a full day tour with Bus Eireann to visit Newgrange as well as other ancient sites in the Boyne Valley area.  Our first stop was at Monasterboice.  It was pretty cold out and started to rain, so after a quick walk through the cemetery we headed […]

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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 […]

Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery, Lhasa, Tibet

by joji

May 17, 2009: DREPUNG MONASTERY The next morning I awoke, after hardly any sleep, and had a terrible head and neck ache!  Again I was unsure if I could get out of bed, but I decided to take a hot shower and after that I felt amazingly better.  I only had a slight headache so […]

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