The Hans Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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The 3-Star Karishma Residency looked nice on bookingdotcom but was a bit of a no-Star dump. Dave decided on the Palaksh, a simple newer place at half the price. Dave tends to go for the "new." The Palaksh Inn hotel was okay for a night. The bed sheet had a footprint of dirt on it and I asked the room boy for a clean replacement. He objected because it was clean. ...
... more cows (of the actual animal variety; the other ladies we met there were all quite nice). On the first night, we met up with Claudia and Tim, who had been up North. During a round of drinks Amy and Claudia realised they knew one of the other group of Londoners at the bar. There is nothing like travel to make you realise what a small freakin' world we live in...Anyway, we became quick friends with Izz and Damo, who were awesome and ...
... by at the speed of light. Now try that while balancing two-dozen eggs, huge bag of rice and a ton of vegetables in your lap! Oh and did I mention that we were three people on the motorbike? I also was in charge of her three year old son that kept on falling a sleep (how this is possible, I don't know) sitting in between us on the bike. Ah, the joys of traveling beyond ones comfort zone. Priceless!
Other than that the life in the monastery is ...
... the only two toilets on that side of the temple. As I get out I see the security police again, pushing me up the wall telling me to step back. And guess what? Yep, there he is again, I am standing face to face with the Dalai Lama! I catch his eyes and he touches me and I feel like a little girl at a rock concert and start to cry. It was WOW, WOW, WOW!!!! He keeps on walking and I am starstruck once again. What an incredible day, at this point I don’t ...
After four days of beach/yoga/relaxing bliss, it was time to head east toward the Tibetan resettlement of Mundgod in Goa's neighboring state Karnataka. I found out that the train ride between Goa and Hubli was one of the most beautiful ones in India and I met some amazing people along the way. Tim and Sue were a sweet British couple that came to India to do a yoga retreat, and Arpan and Pooja, a super cool young Indian couple that were on a little get-a-way in Goa. Aarpan, a webmaster ...