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China demolishes buildings at Tibetan Buddhist academy Larung Gar

By Daniel Uria   |   July 23, 2016 at 2:27 PM

SICHUAN, Tibet, July 23 (UPI) — China has reportedly begun demolishing buildings at Larung Gar, one of the largest Buddhist academies in Tibet. 835 more words

Week 5 Video!

If you watch this video you’ll see…a friend of mine getting his ears cleaned, Jinli, traditional Sichuan cooking, and my first two days in… 7 more words



Macau and Hong Kong are only an hour apart via ferry, so we knew we had to go. We took the ferry there, since it is the fastest and cheapest route. 448 more words


Lantau Island

On my first official day in Hong Kong (and probably my favorite) I went to Lantau Island. This took a fairly long subway ride, in which we passed Disneyland and did not go. 538 more words


A Guide To Rizong Monastery

Rizong Gompa is a Yellow Hat Buddhist monastery. It is also called Yuma Changchubling in Ladakh. It is strategically located at the top of a rocky side valley. 201 more words

Pandas, Church and a Buddhist Temple

Yesterday we got to go to the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. It was amazing. I have never been in such panda heaven. We got to see the older pandas first. 506 more words