Mark Tanner - Adventurer, Writer and Amateur Beatboxer

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The first ever people to paddle from the source of the Blue Nile to the Mediterranean Sea

Paddling the Nile

The first ever paddle down the Blue Nile from source to sea. 5,000km through wild rapids, war zones, crocodile and hippo infested waters, disease, terrorists, guns, arrests; the works...

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Living the dream in China

Chinese Adventures

Newly married amongst the neon glow and dumpling vendors as we bumble our way trying to figure out the world's most populous nation at this exciting time in it's history...

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Solo winter bicycle trek across Canada

The Great Canadian Bike Trek

23 years old and naive, I set off in the middle of Canada's barbaric winter perched on a woolskin seat-cover peddling solo from one side of Canada to the other...

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Tibetan Scenery and Monastery Photos

Tibet: There's something about the air up there that is magical. Here are a few snaps of the places we visited on our winter jaunt to Tibet, click on the photos for a larger image...


Shigatse's Polata Palace, built by the Chinese in the 90s.
Shigatse's Polata Palace, built by the Chinese in the 90s.

 

The mighty Brahamaputra River Gorge
The mighty Brahamaputra River Gorge, one of many great rivers that begins on Tibetan Plateau. The Brahamputra River hurtles down through Tibet, then Bangladesh and India before emptying into the Bay of Bengal, a journey about half as long as the Yangtze and Nile River

 

Buildings in the Sera Monastery Lhasa
Buildings in the Sera Monastery Lhasa

 

Tashilhunpo Monastery rising above Shigaste
Tashilhunpo Monastery rising above Shigaste

 

Chapel doors in Tibet
Chapel doors in Tibet

 

Tibetan village close to Mount Everest
Tibetan village close to Mount Everest

 

Lhasa's Potala Place from the back side
Lhasa's Potala Place from the back side

 

Frozen creek in Tibet
Frozen creek in Tibet

 

The town of Gyantse with the famous Chorten and Dzong in the distance
The town of Gyantse with the famous Chorten and Dzong in the distance

 

Chorten Monastery in Gyantse
Chorten Monastery in Gyantse

 

Inside a Tibetan's house in oldtown Gyantse
Inside a Tibetan's house in oldtown Gyantse

 

Bobby, Kim, Ellen and me overlooking Mt. Everest
Bobby, Kim, Ellen and me overlooking Mt. Everest

 

Lhasa, Tibet
Lhasa, Tibet

 

Monks in Lhasa
Monks in Lhasa

 

Stickless with no balls on one of the many pool tables in Tibet
Stickless with no balls on one of the many pool tables in Tibet

 

Click here for information and photos about our winter trip to Tibet Click for photos of Tibetan people

Click here for info & photos from our winter trip to Tibet

Click here for photos of Tibetan people & yaks

 

 

 

 

 

 


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