Ananda in the Himalayas
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Smoking rooms available
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... centres, ashrams and meditation classes on every available surface, upmarket vegetarian restaurants hosting traditional music recitals up and down the main street plus a whole market of shops helping you live the dream and sock it to the man by selling you tie-dyed T-shirts, incense sticks and Tibetan singing bowls. A narrow pedestrian suspension bridge crosses the Ganges joining the two sides of town which is also ...
... We walked past a couple more cafes as stalls and made our way to the Ganga Beach where we were to have our swim. Simone and I had discussed whether or not we should actually swim in the Ganges a fair bit. We both had the stories in our heads of the pollution rampant in the river further down stream. Even Mantun had commented that river pollution was a real problem. We resolved though, that it was a bit pointless to head all the way into the ...
... so you are living in the here and now. This is by no means easy. For different people this means different things. Some of us performed rituals in the Ganga to purge us of our burdens (myself included) and to others it meant working to change mindsets and habits to encourage living in the moment. If this was not fully achieved by the end of the course then at the very least we were all equipped to work towards this. We learnt and practiced how to breathe properly using the ...
... on at least four Jagerbombs before we get to that stage. I probably shouldn't have agreed to the head massage either because the hitty slappy thing is all well and good on my back and legs but maybe not so much around the skull hey, lady. I left sufficiently basted in oils and only ₹600 poorer.
I've also managed to contract some manner of common cold so ...
... started out fairly leisurely with the instructor opting to splash us all so we were soaked before we came across some good rapids. On another straight patch we were allowed to jump out the boat and swim for a bit. We came across some more rapids and we were told to jump in if we liked and just make sure we held on. It was crazy, being dragged by one arm holding a rope through pretty big rapids whilst trying not to swallow any water. On the straight again as soon as we ...