Travel Blogs from Dalhousie
... metres high. The town is quite spread out along the mountain side and is very quiet, even the usually-permanent car horns missing here. Another benefit of the cooler weather is the ever-present dogs have proper coats and look a lot less mangy. A small Tibetan population lives here, as it’s not too far from Dharamsala where the Dalai Lama and Tibetan Government in exile are found. There are also some very British-looking churches and renowned Indian public schools. ...
... norm for disciplining children. I for the most part, didn't feel comfortable with that type of discipline.
The second day I almost lost my voice. I felt so frustrated that many times I was raising my voice and I didn't even realize it. The children were out of control! Not sure what goes on in some Tibetan households but maybe because their parents weren't around, they were acting like they were in a zoo! After that, I ...
... hugging, laughter and the breathless sharing of stories. This reunion made it clear to all of us that in three weeks time goodbye's are not going to be easy for any of us!
Now together again, we can't wait to see what's to come in Vietnam! Thank you for reading!
Hi there friends and family! It feels good to be talking (well, writing) again! If you read Lina's blog about her experience in Dharamshala, good. ...
... his brother who was working in India. We got into some pretty heavy stuff and learned first hand more of the atrocities commit ed by Chinese soldiers in Tibet. We talked about China, Tibet, India, globalization, evolution (he's never been to school, at 28, so I briefly explained how people like him and I come to have different skin colour), religion, the east, and the west. I taught him words like backlash, hypothetical ...
... one path. Other religions tie into this as well. As the Dalai Lama says, to call down other religions is completely against Buddhism. You can't call yourself a Buddhist if you hold other traditions in a negative light. Different people have to see things in different ways. Some people need to believe in a heaven and hell, others see rebirth as making more sense. When it all comes down to it, all religions teach the same thing-the betterment ...
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