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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 ...
... sized Buddha statues and elaborate wood carvings are its major attractions. A strange thing we noticed, is that unlike our expectation of a monastery on a secluded hilltop, it was right in the heart of the village.
Being the first monastery in our tour, and seeing so many prayer wheels, lined up all over the monastery, Chell went on a rampage, turning each one of them, made of stone, metal and wood, clock-wise, as required, to replicate the reciting of ...
... bridges were out, meaning that we had to switchback down the cliffs, cross a bailey bridge, then switchback up the other way, all while being passed or passing, and watching for trucks and cars coming the other direction. But, that said, there were a few stretches of several kilometres that were fresh tarmac, wide, and easy going. Although this will be a major improvement, the ongoing rock fall will never make this the fast national highway of our dreams.
... 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 ...