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A letter from Tibet

A letter from Tibet

Not a letter so much as a video of the girls dancing – not quite as epic as the epic rail trip dancing video, but as little record of some of the places we visited on our month trip through Eastern Tibet’s Kham and Amdo provinces – the pictures are still waiting to be...
South Georgia Island Part I

South Georgia Island Part I

If you plan a trip to Antarctica, do NOT skip South Georgia Island! It was the highlight of our trip down there. If you are familiar with Sir Ernest Shackleton and the “Endurance” you have heard of it. On his epic journey to find help for his stranded crew he ended up...
Made in China

Made in China

It is Sept 10 and we have 4 days to be at the Chinese border. There are 2 choices 522 km on a track north east to the nearest pavement at Shainsand which will be sandy and washboard when not and still 215 km from the border.… Read the...
An elegant Thanksgiving, Granada style

An elegant Thanksgiving, Granada style

   Imagine walking into a mid 19th century Spanish colonial home, with all of its grandeur and elegance, and at the same time enjoying the wafting aromas of roasting turkey with all possible accoutrement. Yeah, it was as good as you can image. Our friends, the cool...
Our school’s Thanksgiving lunch

Our school’s Thanksgiving lunch

Our school had their “American style” Thanksgiving lunch for all of the children and their families, and nearly 150 people attended. The feast, as you all know, is all about giving and sharing and is exactly what happened. For the scholarship children and...