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Who doesn’t like a good debate? Lhasa’s Sera Monastery is known for it’s debates.  Before I even attempt to describe it to you, try to mentally block out all the “debates” you’ve been to and fallen asleep at in the past, because these debates deviate wildly from what you would imagine a good ol’ fashioned run-of-the-mill…

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“Not all those who wander are lost.” – J.R.R. Tolkien I have absolutely no apologies for using one of Tolkien’s most overused and bastardized lines.  This quote couldn’t describe more accurately how I feel when I stepped foot into the alleyways of Lhasa.  The advice I often give to people visiting for the first time:…

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I hope all of you are having an amazing holiday season and stuffed to the gills with food made mostly of butter and sugar.  For me, it’s been a busy but good December. From December 8th until December 20th I was on the road.  Though I didn’t leave the country during this marathon trip –…

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*Make sure you continue to check out the mobile section of the site.  I’ll be live blogging (as much as possible) from the beginning to the end… just because I figure you guys deserve to know exactly how cold I am. Tonight at 9:30pm(7:30am CST) I depart for an 9 day 5,000km+ trip from my home…

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