Grand View Hotel
Travel Blogs from Dalhousie
... and a little walk before teaching English then we all go our separate ways with our monks and then meet back at the house for dinner then we go to an LIT movie and then to seeds to use the wifi. Today when I was talking with my monk about government and he told about how the Tibetan government works. It was so interesting they vote in a prime minister and what I understood was any Tibetan in the world can vote online. So it was a very interesting ...
... set of stairs to the gate, then the house is the third alcove on the left... And that's the easy way to get there!
I cannot say enough about the people here. The Tibetan community in exile is one of the most caring and driven groups of people I have ever met. I'm sure some of the others will share their families' stories, but I have no doubt that almost every person living in this tiny town has had their share of hardships in the past 50 years. It has been ...
... s just a small business, but the attitude is awful, I don’t know if anyone who is following my blog is going to use them, but I would reconsider before parting with any money, if I was them, I know this is a 'budget trip, but how tight is the budget ?)
Right, back to the blog, This place is where the Dali Lama has his hang out, we saw a glimpse of him, but he was gone before we could get a picture, I think he is off to the UK (We have ...
... to introduce our parents and family to such a special place.
A few things that we did while up in the mountains:
1) We took our family on a day trek to the Guna Temple. This was not an easy hike, but not too hard for all of us to complete. At the end is a beautiful temple with a great view of the Himalayan mountain peaks
... hills and trees mean that any noise from Bhagsu or the road up above is eliminated entirely. All we get is the sound of birds singing or rain pouring. The design of the studio inside is beautiful, a semi-circle stone-walled stone-floored masterpiece. Iyengar yoga uses a lot of props (belts, blocks, blankets), and Sharat uses even more than traditional Iyengar. But the joke is when someone walks into an Iyengar yoga studio for the first time it ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center