Tibetan Ashoka Guest House
Travel Blogs from McLeod Ganj
... visit from Miss Tibet 2011 and a few walks from the current contestant. In reality the pageant isn't about beauty, it is about empowering Tibetan women to have a voice and gain international coverage of the Tibetan cause. Every event in McLeod Ganj is political, no matter what it is. But I suppose if we were in their situation, we would want to raise as much awareness as possible too. If we had an infinite amount of time we would definitely have stayed here for longer. This is ...
... norm for disciplining children. I for the most part, didn't feel comfortable with that type of discipline.
The second day I almost lost my voice. I felt so frustrated that many times I was raising my voice and I didn't even realize it. The children were out of control! Not sure what goes on in some Tibetan households but maybe because their parents weren't around, they were acting like they were in a zoo! After that, I ...
... a power point presentation titled Karma Disease and Medical Genetics. Although a somewhat antiquated belief, Tibetans used to think that congenital illness was the result of bad karma. The patient may have angered spirits or wronged another individual in a past life and has been cursed with the disease. Now the general belief is that environmental and external influences can affect development, which is not at odds with western medicine. ...
... took a cab way up the mountain and Goldie, the driver, walked down a path with us to meet the pilots. We signed a waiver and then we each got strapped up to go. We each had to ride with a pilot who steers the parachute. They’re all licensed with years of experience. During our morning drive to the daycare, we’ve seen paragliders off in the distance. Raj, my pilot, strapped me up to the parachute and put on my helmet. Then he strapped ...
... film in Lhamo's Croissant. We also chatted with Shelly, who was living in Bir sometimes now, renting a house.
There were many mossies in the garden, 'the only place in Bir to have them' said Shelly. Eucalyptus cream was handed around to stop them botherering us.
It was late and dark when we set off back into the village, back to our room with the satellite tv and a viewing of Journey to the Centre of the Earth.
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