Travel Blogs from Dalhousie
... juesque-là et aussi moins agressifs.
Après Dalhousie, on a continué d’avancer dans la vallée vers la ville de Chamba. Sur la route, on est passé par Khajiar, que les indiens nomment 'la petite Suisse’. C’est tout simplement une grande prairie avec un lac, mais les touristes indiens y viennent en masse pour faire du cheval. Chamba est à une altitude de 1000m et il faisait de nouveau chaud. Dans le centre il y a un grand terrain où il y a toujours plein ...
... the transition back to normal life? "Transition" was the only word in our conversation that threw him. I offered "shift" and he immediately understood. At the monlam, he mentioned that in 2008 he took an interest in learning English. His command of the language was impressive.
He said that I could treat my life back home as a pilgrimage too. There was no need for a transition. Also, it would be good to continue keeping a journal (yes, he definitely ...
... for breakfast. As it turned out we sort of were, but we still got some chai and toast so we weren't complaining. After catching a cyclo to the bus station we were disappointed to learn that the bus we had got up so early to catch had broken down and that the next one wouldn't be for another 6 hours. This forced us to take an indirect bus that would go via Pathankot and take a few hours longer. We slept as much as we could on he bumpy old ...
... who attempted to stand in their path. It is estimated that 75% of Tibetan Buddhism’s sacred heritage has been lost forever. Ten years after China’s initial invasion, Tibetans risked their lives to stage mass protests across the country, which were brutally and horrifically dealt with by the Chinese military. Only in his mid-twenties, the Dalai Lama was forced to flee through the Himalayas to India to seek refuge. Thousands of Tibetans have ...
... around so many people blessed
There is certainly something special
about the Tibetan people- the way they rescue ladybirds from the
street or catch flies with a net instead of squashing them. We
learned more about their history and culture at the museum and by
volunteering in conversation classes for monks.
Sorry for the lack of photos in this
entry. Laziness, monsoon and security are to blame.
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