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Churning the Yak Butter Tea  
   

Churning the Yak Butter Tea

Ganden to Samye (with a caravan of Yak!)

August 11th 2007
Early in the morning the eight of us assembled outside ‘snowlands hostel’ to await transport to the start of our trek. There was myself and Fred, Gerald and Tom -the two Oxford students we’d met-, Dave and James -two English guys travelling in Tibet who’d seen the poster we made to recruit fellow trekkers for the venture-, and Sebastian & Juliet -a German couple who’d also opted to join ... read more
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