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Recharging in McLeod Ganj

After two crazy weeks in Delhi dealing with some unexpected and particularly unpleasant visa issues I was in much need of some time to recharge. Within hours of finally sorting out the visa, I had booked a flight for the next morning to take me to Dharmshala’s tiny airport, a short hop from McLeod Ganj. 799 more words


Mo MoMos Mo Fun

We flew out of Nepal into Delhi with Felicia, our new friend from volunteering in Nepal. Together we quickly got back into the Indian vibe by boarding an overnight “semi-deluxe sleeper” bus (AKA the seats lean back) to Dharamsala, home of the Tibetan Government in Exile and His Holiness the Dalai Lama. 902 more words

Aloo Paratha

Mariko, McLeod’s First Tibetan Trans Woman—Who is She? (Part 1)

Transgender topics have been in the news recently especially with Caitlyn Jenner (previously known as Bruce Jenner) very vividly opening the door to discuss what it means to be a woman who was born with a male body. 1,312 more words


India 2 augmented

A second, and probably last, set of pictures from India. I hope you like them.
P.S the augmented refers to the last 3 images I forgot to add previously. 58 more words

Peter Barton


India has a fascination for me. I don’t just mean the wonderful food from this part of Asia, great for us vegetarians. I mean everything about this spectacular, grimy, sparkling, colourful, exotic, challenging and charming country. 358 more words

Peter Barton

A walk in the clouds, McLeod Ganj, India - Chapter II

Chapter 2 – OM MA NI PADME HUM

In the earlier times, the memories of a travel destination stayed for months. The return from the trip would not only include unpacking and washing of dirty linen but it also included a great event of entrusting the camera roll to a trustworthy photo shop to get the memories imprinted on glossy or matt paper. 2,797 more words

Mcleod Ganj

A walk in the clouds - McLeod Ganj, India

My first experience in this beautiful town stuck on to me so well that I have been to this place 3 times after that and would surely go there as soon as I can. 978 more words

Mcleod Ganj