Monks, Mules and Monkeys Munching Momos in the Mountains May 25th 2007 Amritsar to DhamsalaSion and Niki After 24 hours on two buses and two trains, with not a wink of sleep, we have finally made it to the Himalaya! Donning a shiny new pair of shoes and with our turban-winding experiences behind us, we left Amritsar and Punjab in search of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso and his exiled Tibetan government nestled in the foothills of the Indian Himalaya, ... read more
Asia » India » Himachal Pradesh » Mcleod Ganj The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more
"We are going to San Francisco. We're gonna be sure to wear some flowers in our hair."
I can't believe it. We head off for the states tomorrow to get a taste of American liberty in and around Arnie's great state of California, maybe do some gambling in Vegas, look at a large hole in the ground at the Grand Canyon, escape from Alcatraz like Clint, and make some idle yet amusingly funny observations on social eitquette outside Jerry's 'New York' apartment, thats actually in L.A. It should be fun. Carl and Becky, me cuz's, we'll see you in a couple of days. To everyone else, we'll be back b... full info