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NOWY KORCZYN - Jesuits come and go

The second convent that left its marks in Nowy Korczyn were Jesuits. Their residence was quite short however. 134 more words


Jebel Musa

It was a Sunday morning and we were standing outside the monastery feeling disappointed. The monastery was closed as it was a Sunday.  Not to give up so easily, our guide knocked on a small side door. 932 more words



I was driving down a country road in what I assumed was Korea but looked more like Thailand. In the distance I saw a vihara or stupa with a large, red cupola framed by trees and bordered by a large lotus pond. 65 more words

Dream Recall

The Strahov Monastic Brewery

The Strahov Monastic Brewery is not your typical run of the mill beer joint. Monks make this stuff.. that right! This is Holy Beer and does it taste good! 550 more words


Lessons from 16 Year Old Monks

Since we arrived in Thailand, I was fascinated with children and teenage monks. How could they know at such a young age that they wanted to make a life commitment like that?! 1,130 more words


Pinch me, I'm dreaming...twelve days exploring magical Myanmar

As 2016 came to an end, I hopped from Vietnam to Myanmar (formerly Burma) to explore this incredible country where ancient tradition is just beginning to meet the modern world. 830 more words