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... as there likenesses were everywhere!
When we arrived at the temple, there was a carnival going on. Here was a Ferris Wheel, Tilt-A-Whirl, … all set up. There were food venders and people selling clothing and trinkets for kids. The place was crowded. The line to get into the shrine was long. The Hadimba Devi Temple was built in 1553.
On the way back to the hotel, there was a huge traffic jam in Old Manali. It was barely a one lane road and ...
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Manali to Leh!
... realise the silent Korean girl was not with us.
Found her 100m up the road.
Barely a kilometre onwards and we boasted another dramatic puncture. By wonderful coincidence, the Himalayan heavens opened at exactly the same moment and we huddled around in blankets watching our valiant Indian team of three battle with a primitive jack and a spare tyre in the freezing rain. A victorious twenty minutes later, our trusty van triumphantly limped on under a rainbow, and ...
... some ‘Bhang’ party invitation for a Norwegian Arian neighbour who obviously didn’t come for the Buddest monasteries and came for the weed that grows wild at the side of the road. There’s tonnes of itwhich is visible in all the little red eyes of the locals. Bloody stoners.
We head to the monastery and into the main town to see what the locals do. Clean your shoes, sell you dead chickens and crochet mainly.The ...
... the second day we are still on page 1 of the teachings and I am totally confused but kind of elated to have stood so close to the Dalai Lama who I consider to have brought no harm to the world and through his teachings on peace and love and compassion may be bringing a lot of good. How could you not revere him a little.
Day 3, another tart - this time plum -the nunnery is doing a roaring trade. More Taiwanese translations. They seem ...