Journey of our Tibetan Prayer Flags

Paul and I made prayer flags which were an integral part of our wedding ceremony. We acknowledged the meaning of the flags, representing values such as compassion, patience, diligence and wisdom. The five colours represent the elements, which we are exposed to on the bikes: blue (sky and space), white (air and wind), red (fire), green (water) and yellow (earth). Our friends and family wrote messages or prayers on the flags and we carry these with us on our journey. These prayer flags are used to promote peace, compassion, strength and wisdom. The prayers and messages are spread by the wind, bringing good to all, as we go, carrying the blessings to all beings. As wind passes over the surface of the flags, the messages and prayers of our loved ones are carried and shared. This act symbolises an acknowledgement and welcoming of life’s changes and that we are all beings of a greater ongoing cycle of life. We capture where we can, the moments we are able to fly our flags in acknowledgement and thanks…

Skookumchuck (Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada – April 2017)

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Mount Washington (Vancouver Island, BC, Canada – April 2017)

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First National Reserve, Fort Rupert (Vancouver Island, BC, April 2017)

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50th Parallel (Campbell River, Vancouver Island, BC, April 2017)

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Mendenhall Glacier (Junea Alaska, May 2017)

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Grand Pacific Glacier (Glacier Bay, Alaska, May 2017)

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Yurt accommodation (Beverley Beach RV Park, Oregon USA, May 2017)

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Yaquina Bay (Oregon Coast, USA, May 2017)

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Yaquina Bay (Oregon Coast, USA, May 2017)

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Yaquina Bay Bridge (Oregon Coast, USA, May 2017)

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Port Orford (Oregon, USA, May 2017)

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Avenue of The Giants, Myers Flat (California, USA, May 2017)

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Avenue of The Giants, Legget (California, USA, May 2017)

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Yosemite Falls, Yosemite National Park (26 May 2017, USA)

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Yosemite Falls, Yosemite National Park (26 May 2017, USA)

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Half Dome, Yosemite National Park (26 May 2017, USA)

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Glacier Point, Yosemite National Park (26 May 2017, USA)

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Bridge over Melones Lake, California (25 May 2017, USA)

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Grant Tree, Sequoia National Forest (1 June 2017, USA)

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Sequoia National Forest (1 June 2017, USA)

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The General Sherman Tree, Sequoia National Forest (1 June 2017, USA)

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The General Sherman Tree, Sequoia National Forest (1 June 2017, USA)

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Kings Canyon National Park (3 June 2017, USA)

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Hollywood Sign viewed from Griffith Observatory ( 9 June 2017, Los Angeles, USA)

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Hollywood Sign viewed from Griffith Observatory ( 9 June 2017, Los Angeles, USA)

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Hollywood Sign viewed from Griffith Observatory ( 9 June 2017, Los Angeles, USA)

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