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Violet and the Dalai Lama

‘Are you sure you’re going to make it up the hill? Shouldn’t we maybe wait for the cow to move out the way. Oh oh watch the dog, and listen man we don’t mind if you drop us here, we’ll walk, SHIT don’t hit the monk, careful, the monk, there’s a fucking monk, stop stop…’ 590 more words



Jaspinder Singh looked up at the Triund peak and asked, “For how many months have you been planning this trek?”

“For two months”, I said. “What about you?” 746 more words


A Tourist, Some Tea, and a Temple

Hello again everybody!

I’m writing this post as we drive from Amritsar, but unlike my other verbose and elegant posts written pensively on my computer, this will be typed on my cellphone and posted at the next tea shop with available wifi. 412 more words

Mallory Goes To Work!

Hello, Everyone!

I’m back again with another update on what’s happening in Dharamsala. I’ve been exploring as much as I can between work and the hellacious rains that have greeted me. 559 more words

Yoga in the Himalayas…

When temperatures started to reach over 110 degrees F (43 C) in Bhubaneswar, I decided I needed to escape to a cooler climate.  Luis was still teaching so he wasn’t able to go anywhere.  573 more words

Himalayan Mountains; Yoga Training

McLEOD GANJ- The Prayers

The colorful prayer flags welcomed me. They were everywhere- tied between trees, hoisted on posts by the road, on the terraces of every house. They were fluttering in the gentle breeze, enriching the air with the mantras they carry. 419 more words


McLEOD GANJ- The city and the food

I spent three days in McLeod Ganj. I wish I could spend my lifetime there.

Imagine waking up to a view like this:

McLeod Ganj is at an elevation of around 6700 feet above sea level. 653 more words