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Thumbnail Pictures of Dharamsala, Mcleod Ganj, India

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(July - Sept, 2010)

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Mcleod Ganj, India #1

(July - Sept, 2010)

The bikes are all packed in their bike boxes. This is after the flight from Indiana to India, ready for the 14 hour bus ride to Dharamsala.

McLeod Ganj is in a pine forest.

McLeod Ganj downtown.

View from our apartment balcony of Mcleod Ganj and Triund Mountain. You can take a good trek up there to a glacier and some waterfalls.

Vegetable steamed momo.

This holy cow was blocking our way. In any other country I would whack it good but here in India we have to be nice and wait for it to leave.


McLeod Ganj, India #2

(July - Sept, 2010)

View of McLeod Ganj with the huge snow-covered mountains behind covered in fog

Big bull out shopping. They can get even bigger and it's always a surprise to encounter one on the street.

During the monsoon, it rains like this for days at a time.

Finally! Unboxing the bikes!

Veg sushi at the Japanese vegetarian restaurant.


Norbulingka Institute, Dharamsala, India

(July - Sept, 2010)

The monk standing with us is Ogyen Trinly Dorje, the 17th Karmapa of Tibeten Buddhism. 

Yak butter candles.

We got a full explanation of all the paintings from our guide.


Norbulingka Institute, Tibetan National Museum and Workshop, Dharamsala, India

(July - Sept, 2010)

 Visiting the Losel Doll Museum

Dioramas in the museum show different styles of dress and everyday life in Tibet.

The Norbulingka Institute teaches traditional Tibetan art forms.

Cooling the bronze.


Dalai Lama Residence and Temple in Mcleod Ganj, India

(July - Sept, 2010)


Volunteer Teaching English to Tibetan Refugees in Dharamsala, McLeod Ganj

(July - Sept, 2010)

Lots of foreign backpackers volunteer to teach conversational English to refugees.

One of the students.


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