Norbulingka Institute and more hiking! September 29th 2008 Well another day in Little Tibet!
Today I took a taxi about a half hour down to the famous Norbulingka Insititute! The ride was bumpy, and through what seemed to be a neighborhood. South of Dharamsala, in the foothills, it is an incredible place, aimed at preserving Tibetan culture and arts and crafts. There are the most highly skilled artisans doing metal work (think Huge Buddha heads), and ... read more
Asia » India » Himachal Pradesh » Dharamsala 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