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A Peek at Germany's Ettal Monastery

Spying the elaborate dome of the Ettal Monastery for the first time, I was surprised to see such ornate architecture dramatically rising out of the countryside, juxtaposed with the area’s modest Bavarian homes. 446 more words

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Tour Ireland (2002) Part 6 - Back to Dublin and the end of the trip

We’ve done the bus tour and we’re  back to Dublin.

Glendalough was our last stop before returning to Dublin. We drove out of the bad weather  and through some pretty valleys on our way to Dublin. 3,273 more words

Sightseeing

A Beer Postcard from Marseilles - Fietje, Cave à bières

One of the Thirstyboys recently had the opportunity to visit Marseilles on the south coast of France. They had craft beer there…

According to our French craft beer advisors, the term Fietje is an onomatopoeia, and has been coined to mean the sound of beer can at the moment you open it. 138 more words

Beer

Tour Ireland (2002) Part 5 - Avoca and Glendalough

Our last day on the bus. The rain avoided us yesterday, but it’s still clear and sunny out this morning. Breakfast wasn’t great. No choice. They slapped down a plate of egg, bacon, etc., were late with the toast and it felt very like a conveyer belt to us. 1,031 more words

Sightseeing

Islamabad to Khanpur Trek

This is the story of a trek by Osama and Yasir from Islamabad to Khanpur Lake via Kot Jandaan.

We started from E-9 Islamabad around… 266 more words

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SXSW Revisited

Had a great time down in the ATX. Great food, world class hospitality, and plenty of love from all the homies.
I purposefully kept my expectations down because of all the personal activity I had going on. 178 more words

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JOURNEY TO THE SNOW CLAD WILDERNESS - A trek to Nag Tibba

JOURNEY TO THE SNOW CLAD WILDERNESS

  • A trek to Nag Tibba

Dr. Lakshmi Priya M.S.  IAS

More often than not, in the quest to discover oneself, it is possible that one gets lost in the incredibility and profoundness of the beauty around that one’s own self is almost entirely forgotten. 1,609 more words

Nag Tibba