Transformers: More than meets the eye January 11th 2008 You may or may not have been wondering what I’ve been up to lately. Am I settling into my routine in Bhutan? What kind of magical things are happening in the Land of the Peaceful Dragon?
At the end of 2007 I was at the Tarayana Winter workshop in Samtse. The workshop was a training for the Tarayana school clubs from every region of Bhutan. Each participating school sent one teacher and one st ... read more
Asia » Bhutan » Thimphu In 1865, Britain and Bhutan signed the Treaty of Sinchulu, under which Bhutan would receive an annual subsidy in exchange for ceding some border land. Under British influence, a monarchy was set up in 1907; three years later, a treaty was signed wher... ... read more
Crossroads In The Himalaya: Buddhist Communities Between Cultural Conservation & Neo-Liberalism. On this Adventure Learning Grant I traveled to Thailand for the 3rd Conference on Gross National Happiness and am traveling in Himalayan communities (Bhutan and India's Himachel Pradesh and Ladakh) to compile a multi-media narrative impression of the interaction of these unique cultural systems within a global economic political structure that provides new challenges to traditional cultural values. Through volunteerism with indigenous NGOs working on issues of development and ... full info