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The #SkiARail Team Heads West

Marian and I are sitting on a train bound for Toronto and we are wearing longjohns. We’re sweltering a bit but the ski we had this afternoon on Mont Royal was worth it. The sun was shining, the trail grooming … Continue reading

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Lungta Livyers #19: Pressing Pause

As you may remember, Lungta is the name of prayer flags in Tibet and Nepal. Lungta means “Windhorse” and refers to how the wind can carry the prayers that are printed on the prayer flags into the universe. Livyer is … Continue reading

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Lungta Livyers #18: Home and Away Again

Happy New Year, When we left in August, we had no idea where we would be for either Christmas or New Year’s. Turns out that we spent them in St. John’s but not at home. We rented out our house … Continue reading

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Lungta Livyers #17 Lions, Monkeys, and Bees Oh My

We arrived in Sri Lanka 3 days ago (our 7th country in 4 months) and we’ve learned to heed the warning signs. We visited the Dambulla Caves yesterday and as we were walking down the trail towards the Golden Buddha, … Continue reading

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Lungta Livyers #16: Elephants and Eating–Adventures Big and Small in Thailand

People who knew me when, when I had my last full year sabbatical leave in 2001-02, might remember that the last time I was in Thailand, I spent some weeks volunteering at an elephant sanctuary for injured, retired, or orphaned … Continue reading

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Device Name: TA Latitude: 28.65923 Longitude: 84.58374 GPS location Date/Time: 11/14/2017 01:20:16 NST Message: Lungta Livyers: TA & Marian are adventuring amid prayer flags. Check the map to see where they are hanging out Click the link below to see … Continue reading

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Device Name: TA Latitude: 28.58633 Longitude: 84.64176 GPS location Date/Time: 11/12/2017 05:49:24 NST Message: Lungta Livyers: TA & Marian are adventuring amid prayer flags. Check the map to see where they are hanging out Click the link below to see … Continue reading

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Device Name: TA Latitude: 28.51660 Longitude: 85.08787 GPS location Date/Time: 11/06/2017 07:11:06 NST Message: Lungta Livyers: TA & Marian are adventuring amid prayer flags. Check the map to see where they are hanging out Click the link below to see … Continue reading

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Device Name: TA Latitude: 28.39351 Longitude: 84.89593 GPS location Date/Time: 11/02/2017 09:37:17 NDT Message: Lungta Livyers: TA & Marian are adventuring amid prayer flags. Check the map to see where they are hanging out Click the link below to see … Continue reading

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Check-in/OK message from SPOT TA

Device Name: TA Latitude: 28.29522 Longitude: 84.90401 GPS location Date/Time: 11/01/2017 07:46:25 NDT Message: Lungta Livyers: TA & Marian are adventuring amid prayer flags. Check the map to see where they are hanging out Click the link below to see … Continue reading

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Device Name: TA Latitude: 28.05798 Longitude: 84.81926 GPS location Date/Time: 10/30/2017 10:13:59 NDT Message: Lungta Livyers: TA & Marian are adventuring amid prayer flags. Check the map to see where they are hanging out Click the link below to see … Continue reading

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Lungta Livyers #15 In the Bardo

We arrived back to Kathmandu from Paro, Bhutan yesterday morning after three days of trip endings and events. We had a wonderful celebration lunch with our trek organizers in Sephu at the National park office just below the trailhead where … Continue reading

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Device Name: TA Latitude: 27.56913 Longitude: 90.31536 GPS location Date/Time: 10/23/2017 02:46:08 NDT Message: Lungta Livyers: TA & Marian are adventuring amid prayer flags. Check the map to see where they are hanging out Click the link below to see … Continue reading

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Device Name: TA Latitude: 27.73092 Longitude: 90.31995 GPS location Date/Time: 10/21/2017 06:52:23 NDT Message: Lungta Livyers: TA & Marian are adventuring amid prayer flags. Check the map to see where they are hanging out Click the link below to see … Continue reading

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Check-in/OK message from SPOT TA

Device Name: TA Latitude: 27.82948 Longitude: 90.29165 GPS location Date/Time: 10/20/2017 06:56:59 NDT Message: Lungta Livyers: TA & Marian are adventuring amid prayer flags. Check the map to see where they are hanging out Click the link below to see … Continue reading

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Device Name: TA Latitude: 27.93478 Longitude: 90.24505 GPS location Date/Time: 10/19/2017 05:00:09 NDT Message: Lungta Livyers: TA & Marian are adventuring amid prayer flags. Check the map to see where they are hanging out Click the link below to see … Continue reading

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Device Name: TA Latitude: 27.99083 Longitude: 90.21297 GPS location Date/Time: 10/18/2017 05:32:30 NDT Message: Lungta Livyers: TA & Marian are adventuring amid prayer flags. Check the map to see where they are hanging out Click the link below to see … Continue reading

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Device Name: TA Latitude: 28.04373 Longitude: 90.22987 GPS location Date/Time: 10/17/2017 06:05:38 NDT Message: Lungta Livyers: TA & Marian are adventuring amid prayer flags. Check the map to see where they are hanging out Click the link below to see … Continue reading

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Device Name: TA Latitude: 28.06239 Longitude: 90.16553 GPS location Date/Time: 10/15/2017 05:07:07 NDT Message: Lungta Livyers: TA & Marian are adventuring amid prayer flags. Check the map to see where they are hanging out Click the link below to see … Continue reading

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