Day 7 Of Our Pilgrimage In Israel

Most of our luggage became very heavy after shopping for souvenirs last night. But who cared? We didn’t need to carry them around as we continued our pilgrimage. 😛 (and actually, mine didn’t gain much weight. I have a feeling that I have that ‘stingy backpacker’s look’.  Even the vendors don’t usually target me. 😅) … Continue reading Day 7 Of Our Pilgrimage In Israel

Pilgrimage To Israel, Palestine And Jordan Day 3

Today, our bus took us to Jordan. Our Palestinian tour guide left us for now because he couldn’t cross the border but we’d see him again after this short trip. I was quite excited about this trip. Not only because we would go to Petra where Indiana Jones was filmed but also because one of … Continue reading Pilgrimage To Israel, Palestine And Jordan Day 3

The Holy City, Qom

As I woke up this morning, I went to the balcony of my room and saw this view. It was so beautiful!  Unfortunately, we needed to check out and continue with our trip in Kashan and then we would head to the holy city in Iran, Qom. Kashan. View from my room Borujerdi ha House … Continue reading The Holy City, Qom

My Last Day In Tibet. Drepung Monastery

It was my last day in Tibet. I would leave tomorrow. A lama that I met on my second day in Tibet asked me to visit his monastery so I came. Drepung Monastery wasn’t as grand as Potala Palace but it had that ‘monastic’ taste - very simple, but it was huge. There were many … Continue reading My Last Day In Tibet. Drepung Monastery

Potala Palace, Lhasa!

Refreshed.  After a nice sleep last night, my first night in Lhasa, I felt so refreshed. It was 9 a.m. It was pouring outside.  Heard that it was hailing earlier this morning.  My plan was to check in to YHA, book a tour to the base camp of Mt. Everest, then visit Potala Palace today.  … Continue reading Potala Palace, Lhasa!