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Erdenezu Monastery, Mongolia

day 11
Today we went to what was probably the most “touristy” attraction outside of Ulanbataar, the Erdenezu Monastery. I say “touristy” because, the the long rows souvenir vending stalls setup just outside of the monastery reek of tourist trap, but in early September it was not very crowded, and I’m not sure that it ever gets really crowded. 272 more words


Monastery Language Lessons

While I was visiting Tat Ein village in Shan State last month, an u-zin (a senior monk, or teacher for the novice monks) at the monastery by the name of Nandawun That asked me to help him with his English lessons. 415 more words


Fabbrecce - The Village beneath the Monastery

The little village of Fabbrecce sits below Sanctuario Canoscio, a lovely hill top monastery with commanding views of the Tiber Valley. A great way to reach it is to park your car in the village and follow the “Monks Walk” through the woods. 112 more words


El Escorial - Spain

El Escorial – A day trip from Madrid to the Monastery and it took the whole day. Most of time we couldn’t photograph anything inside so here is a glimpse of what is on the outside.


Tuesday ~ April 22, 2014

Happy Tuesday!  ~  332

I’m in a RUT!  There is no question about it.  I was looking through my images on my hard drive, taken this year and 90% of them are of birds.  445 more words

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Maulbronn Monastery - Part II

This second part of our trip to Maulbronn shows the inside of the monastery. Most of this centuries-old building was quite magnificent. Ceiling structures, ceiling paintings, the light coming in through the huge old windows, and the beautiful well. 75 more words