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- Minbar in room
- Refrigerator in room
- Conference facilities
- Banquet room
- Free High-Speed Internet
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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 ...
... the front gate on it, they said. How about a radio? No – go back!
We were tempted to go for it – and just continue – and see what the guard would do. But we still had more plans for India and decided to turn around.
We headed back down the mountain to the main road. We passed picturesque farm villages every 10 km or so. Each had a tea stall or two and a small shop selling odds and ends and maybe ...
... 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 ...
... trip to Alchi winding through arid rocky mountains and following our friend, the mighty Indus River. The countryside was reminiscent of that we had witnessed in Pakistan, with the stark dryness of the jagged purple-orange mountains interspersed with oasis valleys farmed from irrigated channels. We were wondering what the contours were on the sides of many of the mountains. Sonam explained they were ancient water channels, ...