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... crude with old machinery and lots of manual labour involved. There are huge stacks of roughly shaped bats which are left for a couple of years to season before having handles attached and being finally shaped. It's *************cile the branded and cellophane wrapped final product with the primitive setup. As we motor along this road there is one tiny factory after another making bats. This is apparently the ...
Next on the program, we went up to Lamayuru Monastery and had the opportunity to sit with the Lamas for their prayers in the temple for a good 15 min. Quite a buzz! I might want to stay @ Phuktal for a few days just so I can experience more of this inner peace. We then came back home stopping at Phyang Festival for a few ...
... great road and could drive as fast as we wanted or dared.
Then we hit a stoppage of dozens of cars and waited. Blasting had closed the road temporarily. How long? Nobody knew. We chatted with a couple of guys from Holland who were on a car tour. One liked to tease his driver. After this visit to Ladakh, they planned to go to Nepal for some trekking. Fun loving guys.
The traffic ahead began to move then ...
... prayer wheels. We were told this is the language of heaven and is similar to Sanskrit. This led to a brief discussion about the Tibetan language: our guide told us that it is relatively easy for Tibetan speakers to learn to speak other languages because they use all parts of the mouth and throat to speak. In the museum (which was very limited), we asked about the astrological parchment and learned that the calendar has a cycle of 60 years. You know the year ...
... in Mulbekh, provided us with a good lunch overlooking the Mulbekh Monastry.
Dated around the 8th Century AD, this tiny monastery comprises two gompas, one Drukpa (new Buddhist school) and one Gelugpa (old Buddhist school) and is thought to be one of the oldest Buddhist monasteries in Ladakh. It is situated high on a pyramidical crag and has wonderful views of gently terraced barley fields and the distant snowy peaks ...