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  • Aug, 2012
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Everest: Our Escape From Tibet
POSTED BY Thamar IN Adventures, Tibet

You can read about our previous days in Tibet here! Day 7: Numb Fingers and Tears After a hectic day in the wind yesterday I woke up smashed – my face glued to my blow-up pillow. Our guides woke up earlier than usual (think they felt a bit bad about yesterday) as we told them […]

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  • 25
  • Jun, 2012
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Pain and Prayer Flags: The Friendship Highway
POSTED BY Thamar IN Adventures, Tibet

By Thamar Day 2: To Yamdrok Lake via Kamba-La Pass As I lie in our K-Way tent being battered by the wind while our guides drink beers and play a local Tibetan game called Shoo, shouting “Dzzzup” every time they roll the dice, I have terrible heartburn and a mild headache. This wasn’t from cycling […]

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  • 31
  • May, 2012
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Cycling the Roof of The World: Hello Tibet
POSTED BY Thamar IN Adventures, China, Tibet

by Thamar After the frenzy of almost three months in China we found ourselves on a plane to Lhasa, Tibet. I say found as we had no idea how we were going to get in initially. If we took a train or tried to cycle in we could be turned back and in any case […]

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