Culver House Hotel
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Well just under a week to go and time for a little reflection. What makes this place special? It is crowded, noisy and full of scenes of great suffering at times.... but it is also full of a sense of community, people coming together and laughing and crying together, it is full of a sense of freedom where people can come and practice a spiritual path and ...
... Cardiff about 5 years back at Lama Rabsang's. he is living here now and has just completed his M. A. in Buddhist studies and Himalayan Languages here at the Rangjung Yeshe Institute which is attached to the monastery and affiliated to Kathmandu University. Chökyi Nyima encourages the thorough study of the Dharma and many westerners stay here and study both full and part time. After lunch with Jampa the monk from Australia over to the Stupa for practice and we joined the Russian ...
... way in time. Wow. This is a long update. Not too much has happened today apart from me moving in. Although tonight I went out for a coffee at the mumbles - it's a beautiful part of Swansea. The cafe (or brasserie as they're called) overlooked the water; the waves were incredible! Almost intimidating but still beautiful. It's weird; food here, although it has the same name, tastes MUCH different. I had a Caesar salad as I was pretty hungry and it tasted nothing like ...
... Swansea from the airport. The heathrow airport was honestly a disappointment after having gone to Chicago - also, where I ended up in after customs was just confusing! It was tiny and had nothing but two cafe shops and currency exchange booths. I followed the signs that said Bus Station and ended up just getting myself lost...lol I just stayed in the "lift" (elevator) going from floor to floor trying to gather information from people who were from ...
We spent our first day climbing at Fall Bay. The weather was beautiful and we had a lovely walk in, only trouble was we had a rubbish guidebook so trying to find any of the climbs or even right walls proved very tricky. We spent a lot of time with heads in guidebooks very confused. But the scenery was awesome, sun shining, and we did end up doing some nice climbs at Kings Wall and Devils Truck.
Today we focussed on the 3 Cliffs area, and my favourite ...