Molly's Journey to the West

Hello friends, I am still in Ulaanbaatar. I will be leaving in couple days to the north. My friend, Heath, and I will go to Erdenet to visit some Peace Corp...

Hello friends, as I type I am lounging on a comfy couch with my couchsurfing host, Alex. Alex is a post peace corps volunteer and now she works at the American...

Me in Ice Valley (Yolyn Am) Hello friends, I’m back in UB for awhile. I have to figure out my Russian Visa situation, so I’ve got to buckle down and plan...

Welcome to the Mongolian countryside. Hello Everyone, I am SO happy to hear that gay marriage will be legal in Minnesota! Minnesota will be the 12th state to pass this bill....

In Mongolian Buddhism, there’s are many ways to wish for good luck. Here is one way. You spin this large spinner clockwise either once or three times. If done correctly, Buddha...

Me posing with some middle schoolers. Cute uniforms, ne? Hello everyone, I hope you all are doing well. Right now, I am on the Bullet Train (Shinkansen-Nozomi) to Tokyo. I have...

I went to Nagoya Castle with Lin-San. I wanted to show him my zazen skills! Hey everyone, it’s been a week since I last talked with you. I hope you are...

Me with my little friend Joti-Chan and the wedding couple. : ) Hello friends, I’m just chilling in my room, taking a break from studying Japanese. I’ve been improving, but I’m...

Tokolinji Temple, my new home. Hello friends, my Mom sent me a Happy Easter email. I almost forgot, so I just wanted to say Happy Be-lated Easter to my Christian friends!...

The Japanese Alps and Azumino. Hello again, It is Saturday March 30th and it is my last full day in Azumino. I really like it here. I have made many friends...