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... it is full of a sense of life, where people have a twinkle in their eye and a purpose to their step, where the preciousness of our existence can be felt, the fragility of our existence can be felt , the pain of our existence can be felt and also a place where we can in freedom and acceptance be who we really are. So I think this is what makes this place ...
... upstairs to Rinpoche's room( along with over 100 others). Elderly Tibetans, sick children with their mums, westerners from all corners of the globe and a group of Theravadin monks and students. After quite a wait, like a whirlwind Rinpoche rushed by, " there he is" says Jess... Rinpoche looks at her and laughs..." Happy, happy" he says. We thought there may be a teaching today but with the puja going on downstairs and such a large group in his room it was not to be....Westerners are ...
... out last night (Sunday) I was actually able to dress up (where as on Friday night I went out in jeans, a t-shirt and running shoes... haha) We went to several bars again on Wind Street. It wasn't just the guys that brought me out this time though, I was actually out on the dragon's staff night out! Haha I met a bunch of new friends. Everyone is so great here. I did however witness my first brawl in the bars, luckily one of the guys saw it coming and pulled me out ...
... me up and taking me out for dinner. Also, it's Black Friday here in the UK. Apparently its not the same as in the US/Canada with the shopping and all that, so I'm really anxious to check it out! OH, my hotel in Swansea is awesome by the way. I did have to awkwardly walk to it with my 130+ lbs of luggage though. Seriously, I could've taken someone to europe for the amount of luggage I brought. Thank god I've been doing crossfit and training 6 ...
... far was Scavenger. Challenging but doable and a thoroughly enjoyable route. This is a really interesting and picturesque area, a huge wide beach with the prominent rocks standing pyramid-like. We again had a great day of sunshine and beautiful surroundings. Gotta watch out for that tide though!
Our last day we spent at Box Bay, mainly practicing set ups for group work but also got a few climbs in (again after a lot of frustrating confusion with the guidebook!)