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Unmistaken Child

After backpacking around Tibet last summer, I had to watch this documentary. It tells of the needle-in-the-proverbial-haystack quest of a Tibetan monk who searches for the reincarnation of his master. I had had this process explained to me, but it’s … Continue reading

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Stupid Tourist

from my travel journal: 19 july 09 kathmandu, nepal I felt like a stupid tourist at Pashupatinath. Zsoka had said, “Go see the burning bodies.” But it didn’t register until I was there that I was trespassing (or so it … Continue reading

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Fifteen Minutes

from my travel journal: 19 july 09 kathmandu, nepal All Kathandu’s traffic—foot, bicycle, auto—travelled and converged together in a water-like swirl down the main streets. The amount of hassling was high, but maybe that was requisite because the energy was … Continue reading

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Otter Snippet

from my travel journal: 18 july 09 driving to kathmandu waterfalls streamed across the road, making our bus slow and letting us see how the locals were enjoying the surplus water. my glance up caught a jubilant boy on a … Continue reading

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