Hotel City Palace
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Continental Breakfast
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... where we saw and listened to the Dalai Lama teach. It was even more amazing as I had no idea it was happening until about an hour before we left ! The students were very excited and the girls were dressed up to the nines for the occasion. The sense of reverence and respect for this man is tangible. There was a wonderful atmosphere and to be able to witness so many Ladakhi coming together, worshipping and celebrating on such an occasion was truly priceless. The fact ...
... Some of the very memorable instances were:
Being stuck on the icy and lonely mountain road at sunset, where our jeep refused to move forward while the wheels simply kept turning on ice and after freezing for 30 minutes in the awful cold we realized the chains meant for the tyres was one size too small (we somehow tied it around and I chanted the name of God while keeping my eyes glued on it in the rear view mirror as we trudged on in second gear)
... when we visited the lake side didn't let us hang around for more than 20 min there. Once back at the hotel, the food was delicious although veg. After puffs of hukkah and the last bottle of rum we were introduced to a host of stories by our driver Tashi who explained why the lake was called so. A girl named tsomo had ventured out with her herd of yaks on the freezing river then. She noticed cracks & realised the ice was about to break. She called out RIRI to ...
... dirt path. We parked there and walked up to discover an old Monastery which seems to be in the middle of being renovated. No one was there. We headed a little higher to the buddha and realized it was in an advanced state of construction. The view of the Indus valley from here was even more impressive, seeing as far as either Shey or Thikse. We were quite lucky as it was a semi-cloudy day, but still was a bit hot for hiking. We went back down and were happy that the bikes ...
... sim card (and you needed to be Indian or illegally make it happen). So I was out of touch with the outside world, yet in a camp with quite a representation from around the world that felt something like a refuge camp but with the purpose of receiving spiritual teachings from possibly the most authentically powerful and compassionate man alive.
Over the first few days we toured around the area to a few ancient Tibetan monasteries at least 300 years and up to ...