Travel Blogs from Kullu
After a good night's sleep we started hunting for places to see. We had missed Rohtang so had to see something else. The hotel guy Mr. Rangila Thakur suggested we go river rafting. It was near Kullu. So we boarded a local bus and got down at the rafting pont. There are lots of shops that provide rafts on that road. After much negotiation we found a guy offering a long raft of 9 km at 800/person. Suited up with a life ...
... sharing experiences about imprisonment for 5-6 years for practicing cultural traditions, not assimilating to Chinese culture, and collecting information to expose the current situation internationally, and the tortures they endured people seemed to have more restless and urgency to act now. Despite having differing opinions on best ways to free Tibet each group was respectful to one another stating they would attend ...
... 4km uphill in the heat, to see a big pond...live and learn.
Finally in the afternoon we found the astrology institute, only to find out it was 2km out of town, a massive rip off and a big waste of time. If you want a life horoscope it will cost you $80 and it turns out you can order it online.
THEN, the overnight bus to Delhi...need we say more. Yes we ...
... screetch, shout (kind of) and squeak... but mostly they're peaceful. All seem to have babies at this time of year.
My epic journey is almost at its conclusion. All I have to do is this:
Shimla --> Mandi --> Bhuntar --> Jari --> Kasol
So here I am in the foothills of the Himalayas - Awesome!
Hop on an LGB (little green bus), taking me from the Old Bus Station to the New Bus Station. Back at the green concrete monstrosity, ...
... many of us from acting in a selfless manner.
The day following the course, the Dalai Lama gave a public talk at the Tsuglagkhang Complex and spoke a lot about generating the mind of compassion, meditating on emptiness, and basically summarizing everything that we learned during the week before. I could not take any photos of the talk, but several of my classmates appeared in a photo of the crowd posted on the Dalai Lama’s website from that day.