The Amnye Machen Entries, Part V

Here’s yet another entry from my journal on our Amnye Machen trek. If you’re not a fan of diving head-first into the middle of a story with zero context, read Part I, Part… Continue reading

The Amnye Machen Entries, Part IV

Here’s yet another entry from my journal on our Amnye Machen trek. If you’re not a fan of diving head-first into the middle of a story with zero context, read Part I, Part… Continue reading

The Amnye Machen Entries, Part III

Here’s yet another entry from my journal on our Amnye Machen trek. If you’re not a fan of diving head-first into the middle of a story with zero context, read Part I and… Continue reading

The Coffee Addict’s Survival Guide to China

Let’s take a break from the Amnye Machen trek journal (read Part I and Part II in the meantime) and talk about something that will be less relevant to me in two days:… Continue reading

The Amnye Machen Entries, Part II

Read Part I first, ya big dummy! Date: 7/13/14 Location: Amnye Machen Trailhead to Camp 1 Elevation: ~4,000 m (13,125 ft) On the Road Today was the first official day of trekking. We… Continue reading

The Amnye Machen Entries, Part I

Date: 7/12/14 Location: Rebkong to Village near Amnye Machen Elevation: ~3600 m (11,800 ft) The Endless Car Journey We woke up ready to face the day with the promise of a beautiful drive… Continue reading

Mindfulness for Health

Hey guys, this week I’ll be letting Kate take the reigns. She’s been back in England for a couple of months now focusing on healing her back. One thing that has really been… Continue reading

An Evening in the ‘Qing, Part II

If you’re into getting the whole story instead of jumping right into the middle of one without context, read Part I first. If not, feel free to continue. “No!” we shout together. “We… Continue reading

An Evening in the ‘Qing, Part I

After several epic rants, some people have been perfectly justified in asking why would I have ever come back to China. And perhaps the more important question is, “Why Daqing?” It’s a small… Continue reading