Tags » McLeod Ganj

The India Diaries: The Dalai Lama talks to Mongolians

“We are all the same. We don’t want suffering; we all want happiness.” — HH the Dalai Lama

There seems to me a natural progression in backpacking.

764 more words

The India Diaries: Dharamsala

I left Rishikesh in a state of bitter-sweet happiness. While it was sad to say goodbye to the place and people that had been my home-on-the-road for six weeks and where I’d learned so much about… 820 more words


Himachal Pradesh - The celestial Beauty

It is truly said that some places are ornamented with natures beauty and Himachal Pradesh a state is India, I believe is one of them. Given the name of “Land of God’s” the place is a miraculously embellished allurement. 415 more words


The Himalayas: The Most Majestic Mountains in the World

I’m in the state of Himachal Pradesh now. My hotel is high up in the Himalaya Mountains, above McLeod Ganj. This is where the Dalai Lama lives and the Tibetans have their government in exile. 269 more words

A Little Bit Of Heaven In The Himalayas: Gandhi’s Paradise

The first thing that struck me about Gandhi’s Paradise Hotel was the beautiful view from my large window and balcony. The hotel hangs off the side of a mountain and faces Bhagsu Nag (ancient Lord Shiva’s temple) and the everflowing waterfall of McLeod Ganj. 384 more words

Himachal Pradesh

Mcleod Ganj - Little Tibet In India

After the dirty, noisy and crowded cities of India, once you find yourself in Mcleod Ganj, you feel a relief. You will not be bothered by people staring at you in an offensive way. 393 more words

Our Travels


A winding trail hugs the hillside high above McLeod Gan. The trail to Triund is a beautiful hike through rolling green hills enveloped in fog that is constantly moving through the magical forest of rhododendrons. 58 more words