Spring Valley Resort
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Continental Breakfast
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... the afternoon shopping. I went my own way because I wanted to go down town to Dharamsala because McLeodGanj didn't have the tableware I wanted. The taxi driver and I sorted the world out and I remembered the joy of travelling alone and how it almost forces one into talking to people. He came and haggled with me at a hardware shop and I paid a fraction of what I paid in Jaipur for similar items last year. He was a lovely man and taught me ...
... my cheek twice.
As we left we were given a red length of string and a small yellow package. The red string has a knot in it and is frequently distributed by the Dalai Lama who has blessed them. They are to ward off negativity and protect the wearer. When it gets too damaged to wear, one is meant to tie it to a tree for the prayers and blessings to be carried in the wind. The yellow packet contained what looked like seeds. They are medicinal and one ...
... it doesnt actually affect us now, we don't really dwell on these things do we, we just continue being concerned with today's problems which were being knackered from 15 hours of travelling already with another 12 in this thing to come !
It was hot but the van for skinnies had air con. Unfortunately it didn't reach the back, which is where I was. Thankfully I had my lovely little hand fan.
On the 13 hours journey into the Indian foothills we ...
... time I have refused. I thought that was appropriate. I wanted to eat in peace but denying them a photo didn't necessarily leave me feeling great either. I was also annoyed partly because they seemed to ignore the fact that I was eating and second I realised I still hadn't quite dealt with the overspill of city related stress among other things. They walked off in a huff and I finished my miserable lunch.
India has been an extraordinary journey with extremes ...
... and also lots of information about the motivations of those who commit self-immolation in protest against the Chinese occupation. We didn’t actually realise that Tibet had been a free country for over 2,000 years prior to the invasion. It was a real eye-opener and made us realise that as nice as Mcleod Ganj is, it is essentially a glorified refugee camp, which also gave us a deeper respect for India for allowing all these refugees to ...