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Stories and Tips Dharamsala

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The Man and the Town

Written by koshkha on 27 Aug, 2013

If you're reading my reviews about Dharamsala and thinking "Why on earth would anyone go there?" then the purpose of this is to explain where the attraction lies. The Indian state of Himachal Pradesh has a lot of cities and many of them get largely…Read More

Teaching English to Tibetans

Written by Eleven Shadows on 14 Nov, 2000

One of the best memories of the trip to Dharamsala was teaching English to Tibetans. There are a number of places where you can volunteer to teach. At around 6:00, we gathered at a Tibetan kindergarten school, out in the playground area. Tibetans and…Read More

Tibetan Dreams

Written by tammyhayano on 28 May, 2006

Since the creation of the Tibetan government-in-exile in 1960, the Dalai Lama has done a fine job in creating a solid foundation for its refugees. The establishment of Tibetan museums, schools, organizations, monasteries, vocational training, and financial support is outstanding, and wouldn't have been possible…Read More

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What to do in McLeod Ganj?

Written by Eleven Shadows on 14 Nov, 2000

Visiting the Tibetan government buildings of the Tibetan government-in-exile is always fun, and one can go to the Astrology Institute and see thangka paintings being painted for the Dalai Lama, or get a fortune (be prepared for a waiting list of half a year!). There are…Read More

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