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Gallery: Kathmandu

NEPAL | Thursday, 20 Dec 2007 | Photo Gallery

The Capital City of Nepal
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From Shaves with Massages to Samosas and Sacrifices

NEPAL | Monday, 17 Dec 2007 | Views [4049]

After all of our blood, sweat, and blisters on our trek, and cruising into town on top of a local bus, we arrived in Pokhara. We were all lusting for a hot shower, and a delicious meal. We satiated ourselves on piping hot sizzling steaks and glasses ... Read more >

Tags: scams & robberies

Gallery: Bandipur, Manakamana, and Gorkha

NEPAL | Thursday, 13 Dec 2007 | Photo Gallery

Small Nepali Towns
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Gallery: Lakeside in Pokhara

NEPAL | Tuesday, 11 Dec 2007 | Photo Gallery

In and around Pokhara
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140 Miles around the Annapurnas

NEPAL | Thursday, 6 Dec 2007 | Views [2244]

After our death-defying ride on the "Gateway to Hell", schlepping our way across the most interesting of border crossings on the "The Friendship Bridge", and smartly negotiating a ride for less than 10 bucks apiece , we finally arrived ... Read more >

Tags: Mountains

Gallery: Annapurna Circuit Trek, Our Way Back Down

NEPAL | Wednesday, 5 Dec 2007 | Photo Gallery

The End of the Annapurna Circuit Trek
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Gallery: Annapurna Circuit Trek, We're Gettin' Pretty High Here

NEPAL | Friday, 30 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery

Middle of the Annapurna Circuit Trek
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Gallery: Annapurna Circuit Trek, On Our Way Up

NEPAL | Sunday, 25 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery

Beginning of Annapurna Circuit Trek
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Gallery: Tibet/Nepal Border Crossing to Kathmandu; G's 30th

NEPAL | Thursday, 15 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery

Border crossing, ride to Kathmandu, and Greg's 30th
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The Gateway to Hell

CHINA | Wednesday, 14 Nov 2007 | Views [3430]

While we were in the process of chartering a mini-van to take us from Lhasa to the border, the woman that we were dealing with kept warning us that the driver would not be able to take us all the way to the Nepali border town of Zhangmu, but only ... Read more >

Tags: adrenaline, tibet

Seven Days in Tibet

CHINA | Tuesday, 13 Nov 2007 | Views [2972]

Along with a huge laundry list of other transgressions to the Tibetan people, the Chinese government has made travel within the Tibet "Autonomous" Region incredibly difficult. In the same vein as the permits that are supposedly required to ... Read more >

Tags: on the road, tibet

Gallery: Mount Everest, Nyalam, and Zhangmu (Lhasa to border part 2)

CHINA | Sunday, 11 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery

Old Tingri, Everest Base Camp, The Gateway to Hell
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Gallery: Samye, Gyantse, and Shigatse (Lhasa to border part 1)

CHINA | Saturday, 10 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery

Tibetan towns and monasteries
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Gallery: Namtso Lake

CHINA | Tuesday, 6 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery

Beautiful Sunrise trip to the majestic Namtso Lake
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Gallery: The Potala and Sera Monastery

CHINA | Monday, 5 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery

Amazing Sites in and around Lhasa
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Gallery: Jokhang and Barkhor Circuit

CHINA | Sunday, 4 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery

The holiest Tibetan Buddhist Site and the surrounding area
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Freezing Our Toes off at Nam-Tso

CHINA | Sunday, 4 Nov 2007 | Views [4333]

While traveling, we have been incredibly lucky to meet a full complement of wonderful people; and it was no surprise to us to have fallen into a great bunch of people while getting used to the altitude in Lhasa. We are not exactly sure whose crazy ... Read more >

Tags: the great outdoors, tibet

Gallery: Around Lhasa

CHINA | Saturday, 3 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery

Tibetan people and architecture
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On Top of the World in Lhasa

CHINA | Thursday, 1 Nov 2007 | Views [2388]

We finally made it to Tibet, despite the lack of information, misinformation we kept running across in China. We arrived on the 28th of October, via a 44 hour train ride from Chengdu. Being the clever, sneaky little duo we are, we made it into ... Read more >

Tags: culture, tibet

44 Hours to the Roof of the World

CHINA | Sunday, 28 Oct 2007 | Views [1627] | Comments [1]

Having entered China four times in the past four months, the Stunnings had finally gotten their fill of China. Not to say that we did not love China, we were just ready for something new. While still technically China, the absorbed state of ... Read more >

Tags: philosophy of travel, tibet

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