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Tibet 2013, My 15 days Journal! <3

CHINA | Mon, 16 Feb 2015 | By jn | Views [331]

 Tibet 2013, My 15 days Journal!        Day 1, 6/8   My photography workshop trip to Tibet consists of a group of 6 people coming from around the world: one from Iran living in US(F), one from ... Read more >

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To Visa or not, that is the question

NEPAL | Fri, 29 Aug 2014 | By ritaj | Views [208]

The last two weeks have been filled with uncertainty as the visa for Tibet, while seemingly approved has not been issued.  In the end I just came to Kathmandu, jumped 'off the cliff' as it were, trusting to the Divine and to Hira when he said it ... Read more >

Tags: delays, kathmandu, tibet, uncertainty, visas

The Dalai Lama's teachings, Dharamshala, August 2013

INDIA | Tue, 27 Aug 2013 | By flyingpiglet | Views [2195] | Comments [1]

The Dalai Lama has just returned from a month’s meditation retreat in Ladakh. I must say, it was good to think of him there, having the time to do some quiet meditation after a fairly hectic few months of foreign travel which even took him to Australia ... Read more >

Tags: dalai lama, dharamsala, dharamshala, teachings, tibet, tibetans

Deep Confectionery

INDIA | Fri, 10 May 2013 | By mirandita | Views [277]

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

Two travel books inspired by Tibetans in exile

INDIA | Thu, 25 Apr 2013 | By flyingpiglet | Views [782]

In 2010 and 2012 I spent three months (that's the longest visa I could get)  teaching English as a volunteer at Tibet Charity in Dharamshala, India. My students were mostly Tibetans.  Dharamshala is a community dominated by Tibetans in exile, ... Read more >

Tags: dalai lama, dharamsala, dharamshala, library, monkeys, monks, teaching, tibet, yeti

Photos: Lurol Festival, Tongren

CHINA | Mon, 14 Jan 2013 | By doss | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

During the 6th Lunar Month of the Tibetan Calendar, villages around the Rebkong valley in Amdo Tibet are host to the Bon Buddhist Festival of Lurol.
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Tags: china, lurol, photography, rebkong, tibet, tongren, travel

Photos: My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited

CHINA | Mon, 14 Jan 2013 | By kellychenfromshanghai | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I'm a photographer, and a traveler. For years my dream is to be a travel photographer. I've traveled 20+ provinces in China and 20+ countries in the world including countries in south east Asia, India, Turkey and Europe. I appreciate and respect different ... Read more >
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Jamphel Yeshe's story

INDIA | Sat, 31 Mar 2012 | By flyingpiglet | Views [2077]

This story appears in a slightly different form in my new book "The Yeti in the Library" which is on sale in paperback - contact me by email for details - and on Kindle and verious other e-book sites. www.goodreads.com/author/show/6433635.Gill_Winter ... Read more >

Tags: dharamsala, jamphel yeshi, self-immolation, tibet

Mussoorie

INDIA | Wed, 14 Mar 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [975]

Mussoorie, also known as Queen of the Hills is 34km from Dehradun. The bus ride was approximately 1.5 hours and no doubt the views were great. I wouldn't know as I kept my eyes shut all the way to Mussoorie to cope with the winding roads. At an average ... Read more >

Tags: hill, india, mussoorie, protest, station, tibet, tibetan

Dehradun

INDIA | Mon, 12 Mar 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [1354]

Dehradun is the state capital of Uttarakhand. A city housing many important institutions of the country. Forest Research Institute (FRI), Survey of India, Wildlife Institute and Rashtriya Indian Military Academy (RIMA) are all based here. The RIMA ... Read more >

Tags: buddhist, clock, dehradun, monastery, tibet, tibetan

Spiti - Tibet in Exile

INDIA | Tue, 31 Jan 2012 | By phost | Views [648] | Comments [2]

Hopscotch is a game that we all have played in our formative years. This game decides its outcome based on a player's ability to maintain his/her balance whilst remaining within the boundaries set by a few criss crossing lines. There is a lot to learn ... Read more >

Tags: china, dalai lama, free tibet, hopscotch, india, spiti, tibet

Photos: My Photo scholarship 2011 entry

WORLDWIDE | Tue, 8 Nov 2011 | By elidealista2 | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

A smile can change the World. Since hundreds of years ago, women & children have been oppressed and abused. Tibet is a big example of this. They either live on the exile or are trapped at their own cities, ruled by the Chinese oppression. Pain is ... Read more >
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Tags: #2011wnphoto, change, children, girl, hope, smile, tibet, travel photography scholarship 2011, women, world

Photos: My Photo scholarship 2011 entry

WORLDWIDE | Mon, 7 Nov 2011 | By speck_deyul | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Ten years ago, on a random visit to a bookstore, at the Visual Arts section, a book of black & white photography caught my eyes. On the front cover, it has three words and a picture of a naked black women standing in the middle of a dried lake. It was ... Read more >
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Tags: high plateau, nomads, tibet, women.

Another reason for unwilling to end Tibet tour

CHINA | Wed, 20 Jul 2011 | By benson1979326 | Views [395]

To taste the meals that special belong to the place is one part of our trip. So, it is an important thing to seek a good eatery. In this tour, we are lucky to find a qualified eatery. We got to the Tibetan eatery, in it we are able to not ... Read more >

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Nepalese Hospitality - Taking Shelter in a Tibetan Diner

NEPAL | Wed, 15 Jun 2011 | By connectlocally | Views [2004]

As luck would have it, my new friend got a case of the dreaded Delhi belly‚ just two days before she was scheduled to accompany her husband on a trek around Nepal's Annapurna Himalayas. He went off trekking, leaving us to bond. I soon discovered ... Read more >

Tags: asia, culture, delhi belly, food, himalayas, hospitality, nepal, tibet, travel, weather

Photos: Tibet, Lhasa

CHINA | Sun, 3 Oct 2010 | By ciaraleddy | Photo Gallery


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Tags: children, dance, progress, tibet

My Video scholarship 2010 entry: ECHOES OF THE VALLEY

INDIA | Fri, 28 May 2010 | By barefoot | Views [578] | Video | Scholarship Entry

A board saying “ 24 HOURS HUNGER STRIKE, 43 DAYS GONE ” I could never ignore at the market place of Leh, the capital of Ladakh on the first day when I landed there. “Echoes of the valley” would never have happened if we (accompanying friend Neil ... Read more >

Tags: 2010 travel video scholarship, animesh singh, documentary, echoes of the valley, ladakh, leh, nomad, symbiosis, tibet, worldnomad

Lhasa's Palace. Monasteries and Temples

CHINA | Sat, 20 Mar 2010 | By bundynbeaches | Views [1103] | Comments [4]

I only had a five day break between jobs so it was always going to be a quick trip. The travel agency was nervous about getting the required Tibet Travel Permits for us because in the last few years a Tibetan religious festival at the end of the ... Read more >

Tags: lhasa, monasteries, monks, tibet, yak

Photos: Lhasa's Temples and a Palace

CHINA | Wed, 17 Mar 2010 | By bundynbeaches | Photo Gallery


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Tags: lhasa, palace, tempes, tibet

Qinghai - Tibet train trip

CHINA | Wed, 17 Mar 2010 | By bundynbeaches | Views [733]

Back on the trains again, this time across the Qinghai Plateau and in to Tibet. The Chinese are very proud of this rail line - as they are of most things they get right - but it is certainly a interesting trip. There are commentaries along the way letting ... Read more >

Tags: ice, snow, tibet, trains, yak

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