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I’ve been back from South India for just over a week and am now officially missing the wonderfully warm weather and the beaches. It was a wonderful month of sunshine, fresh air, and great food.The journey began with a lot of traveling. A 40-hour bus ride from Kathmandu to Delhi (which, because of traffic actually […]

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First of all, Happy Holidays to all. Though I was not physically with you over Christmas, my mind and heart were with all those I care about.Monday, December 17th, I welcomed a fellow Lake Forest College student to Kathmandu. Her name is Tara and she is currently a Senior Philosophy and Anthropology student at LFC. […]

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My preconception of Delhi was not good. Based on all I had heard in Kathmandu, I expected a congested, polluted city, thieving, womanizing people, and scorching heat. And perhaps if I had REALLY delved into the city, I would have experienced that. But, sheltered (from the moment I left Kathmandu) within the Tibetan community, I […]

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Dharamsala is a special place. Given to the Dalai Lama and the Tibetan gov’t in exile in the late 50s, it is the largest Tibetan community outside of Tibet, and hometown of my friend Doka. In the last 10 years, it has become quite a tourist destination, as the popularity of the Tibetan cause, Buddhism, […]

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