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    Asia

    The hike to Vasundhara falls was only another five miles but after the long trek earlier that morning I was moving slowly and tired. Arriving, I dropped my pack and sat in the dirt exhausted. Over my shoulder and up the hill a voice invited me to tea. Sitting on the rocks was a shaggy haired man wrapped in a blanket motioning me to come up and join him. I grabbed my bag and hiked up to his stone shelter and took the hot flower tea that was prepared by his attendant. I smiled and nodded at him also. He pointed at the flowers that the tea was made from.

    I sipped the brew, sitting on the rock bench next to him and marveled at the towering peaks and the valley that snaked far into the mountains. I asked the name of one peak and he la...

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    India and the Four Abodes

    The hike to Vasundhara falls was only another five miles but after the long trek earlier that morning I was moving slowly and tired. Arriving, I dropped my pack and sat in the dirt exhausted. Over my shoulder and up the hill a voice invited me to tea. Sitting on the rocks was a shaggy haired man wrapped in a blanket motioning me to come up and join him. I grabbed my bag and hiked up to his stone shelter and took the hot flower tea that was prepared by his attendant. I smiled and nodded at him al...

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    Travels on the Char...
    By Kim Eugene Hood
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    Tibet

    A dream of mine was to complete the Kora around Mt. Kailash in Tibet. In 2010 I was successful and have included images from that jouney

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    Jul 7:

    Lost Passport-La Paz, Bolivia

    Awoke rather late and after a quick shower grabbed my travel neck pouch to put on under my shirt and noticed it seemed lighter. I pulled open the outer flap and the first thing I noticed was that my passport was not where it should be. I stood there starring at the empty spot and in a daze slowly realized that I may be in for a difficult time. I began a methodical search through all my belongings and furnishings in the hotel room. Then on to the front desk and restaurant where we had dinner the night before. I could swear that it was in my travel pouch before heading to bed. After exhausting the search my traveling companion and I headed to the American Consulate but as it was a Sunday the consulate was closed and the Bolivian security pers...

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    Lost Passport-La Paz, Bolivia