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Life in a Tibetan Buddhist Nunnery

INDIA | Sun, 19 Apr 2015 | By flyingpiglet | Views [1625]

  I am extremely fortunate to be living and teaching English for 3 and a half months at the Tibetan Buddhist nunnery of Jamyang Choling, near Dharamshala, India. What is life in a nunnery like? First, it’s a very peaceful and tranquil ... Read more >

Tags: buddhist, dharamshala, india, jamyang choling, mcleod ganj, nun, nunnery, tibetan

Deep Confectionery

INDIA | Fri, 10 May 2013 | By mirandita | Views [493]

Joyfully we left Amritsar behind. We had spent ten days there while Fernando recovered from tonsillitis, holed up in room nine (aka The Tower) of the Tourist Guest House, sandwiched ‘tween the dual carriageway, and the railway tracks laden with ... Read more >

Tags: dalai lama, dharamsala, mcleod ganj, tibet

The very literate 'Illiterati'

INDIA | Sat, 12 May 2012 | By flyingpiglet | Views [2368]

I’m sitting here feeling very full and satisfied after dinner in one of McLeod Ganj’s newest restaurants – and one of the most unusual. About five minutes’ walk down the road from Snow Height is Jogiwara Village, a small collection of houses, an ... Read more >

Tags: books, cafes, illiterati, mcleod ganj, restaurants

Sunday in McLo - a snow monkey, a sit-in and a PM

INDIA | Mon, 26 Mar 2012 | By flyingpiglet | Views [1158]

Sunday in Dharamsala - featuring a sit-in, a snow monkey and a Prime Minister   Last Sunday Jocelyn, Eva and I decided to go to St John’s stone church, which was built by the British in the nineteenth century when McLo was a ... Read more >

Tags: dharamsala, mcleod ganj, petition, snow monkey, united nations tibet

Monkeys and donkeys

INDIA | Sat, 17 Mar 2012 | By flyingpiglet | Views [929]

A couple of days ago we had our first monkey visitors. I woke up to hear chattering noises outside and went out onto the balcony to find a family of monkeys coming down the hill. The babies were bouncing around like mad on the roof above my room, peering ... Read more >

Tags: lhamos croissant, mcleod ganj

Back in McLeodGanj

INDIA | Wed, 14 Mar 2012 | By flyingpiglet | Views [896]

I'm sitting in Cafe 1 2 in McLo drinking lemon ginger honey and feeling very happy to be back. The old place is pretty much the same as last time except quite a lot colder - the mountains are covered in snow (beautiful) and there is a real chill in the ... Read more >

Tags: dharamsala, english teaching, mcleod ganj, mclo

Walking the kora in McLeod Ganj

INDIA | Tue, 10 Jan 2012 | By flyingpiglet | Views [4650]

While I lived in McLo I stayed at Snow Height Apartments. It was conveniently sited right next to the Tibet Charity school, but it was down the hill from the main part of town,where the shops, street stalls and restaurants were found.  There were ... Read more >

Tags: dalai lama, dharamsala, dharamshala, kora, mcleod ganj, mclo

Manali to Leh motorcycle trip

INDIA | Thu, 22 Jul 2010 | By alexkozovski | Views [1463] | Comments [2]

 Ok, so I know I promised to write more about India but there is something more that is intriguing me far more.  Just a quick background. I am currently in Mcleod Ganj/Dharamsala, the city for the exiled government of Tibet aka this is where the Dalai ... Read more >

Tags: dalai lama, dharamsala, india, kashmir, leh, mcleod ganj, menali, motorcycle

India just a bit

INDIA | Tue, 20 Jul 2010 | By alexkozovski | Views [500]

Apologies for my absence. I have been in India for the past 6 days and likewise for the those few days I have attempted to sit down and write about what has happened and experiences. But in all honesty, for the first time words I lack the words to ... Read more >

Tags: delhi, hichal pradesh, himalayas, india, manali, mcleod ganj, mecload ganj

Dharamsala Demonstrations

INDIA | Tue, 15 Dec 2009 | By mstep | Views [876]

It was March 2008 when my ImTrav tour group reached McLeod Ganj, the fabled home of the Dalai Lama and the Tibetan government in exile. The Chinese had just launched a crackdown on Tibetan demontrators in Llasa, and the struggle for Tibetan rights had ... Read more >

Tags: dharamsala, free tibet, india, mcleod ganj

A day in Mcleod

INDIA | Tue, 16 Sep 2008 | By remlaph | Views [995] | Comments [1]

I had a good day yesterday, and I often don't write till ages after things have happened so I thought I'd write about my day yesterday now.  Maybe it's interesting.. maybe it's not.. but it just goes to show that you never know what you'll end up doing ... Read more >

Tags: dharamsala, india, mcleod ganj, slum

Teaching English to Tibetan refugees

INDIA | Thu, 29 Nov 2007 | By annanderson | Views [5628] | Comments [15]

11.27.07   Teaching English - What it’s like to teach Tibetan refugee adults at “Tibet Charity” in McLeod Ganj, Dharmasala, India It is a privilege and a joy!   Although it takes some organization & planning for each session, we can ... Read more >

Tags: dharmasala, india, mcleod ganj, refugees, teaching english


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