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Dharamsala, Mcleod Ganj, India #1

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(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 - our apartment is just out of view. 


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.


McLeod Ganj is in a pine forest.


Walking up the trail to Dharamkot.


McLeod Ganj downtown.


Recess on the roof. Since the city is built on a hill, it's the only flat place for a ball game.


Vegetable steamed momo.


Our apartment was right in downtown.


A young cow on the stairs, looking for trouble.


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.


Prayer flags.


Some Tibetan friends doing a religious ceremony.




Prayer flags everywhere.


More amazing views.


I don't know the meaning of this ceremony, but it involved stringing up prayer flags.




Hiking through the pine clad forest around McLeod Ganj


Tibetan mantra.


Cows are part of the traffic in India.


One Scottish friend and three Sikh buddies.


This is the Hindu temple in Bhagsu. It's full of fun things for the kids.





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