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... an American) where this school and monastery are located. International calling is impossible, especially with the language barrier, and email responses are so slow as to be worthless. But I happen to know the American to helped establish the school/website who lives in Seattle. I get a quick reply from him that coincidentally the rimpoche who runs the monastery will be visiting Seattle when I'm visiting Kullu. That means the monastery ...
... I stayed with two Germans. Wake up time was 5am, we wanted to be on the road by 5:30 but no chance of that. I think it was about 6:30 by the time we took off. Luckily the road was better than the first day. The only annoying thing was that we had to stop every 50km or so and check passports. Pretty stupid considering we never left the country, I guess they just want to know who's heading up to Kashmir for security reasons. ...
... a guest house handy, so we sat in a dark, warm pub, gathered round a dung-fired stove and drinking tea. Though it was really cold, we eventually wandered out again, explored the hills and the monastery, and tried to spy Quomalongma through the cloud. Next morning we rode up to camp. Once again we went through a police checkpoint, this time with no fuss. It was surrounded by a compound of gift shop tents whose owners looked less than thrilled to be out that day. Base camp itself ...
I think my last post was a little negative.... India to me seems like a really innocent country, innocent and naive. It seems like they are discovering certain things and aspects of culture for the first time, things that in the west we are so used to! For example, it's a really big deal if a cafe has a proper coffee machine serving something other than instant Nescafé ***** (which I've actually began to like!!) Also the owner of a shop or ...
... a night and then cook for everyone on the night. There is a really cool chill out living room with wood fire, and drums and instruments and books every where. Hippy heaven!
That evening is great, chatting to everyone, eating nice food and smoking and drinking.
The next morning I awake later than most mornings in India. Me and the ozzys go down to a new place a good 15 minutes walk away for breakfast and end up chilling there for a good ...