Amnye and the Yeti

New Travel Blog features a story of a Tibetan nomad who had to settle, called Amnye. Stories from Tibet, Yeti story.

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Singing on the Ghats

Benares. Kashi, the city of Light,  is the old name for this oldest continually inhabited city in the world.  It is as filthy as it is holy and the most prestigious place in all India to die: if you do die here, your soul will go straight to heaven, over the vast...

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Darjeeling Dreams

DARJEELING DREAMS I remember spinning through the dripping forests as we climbed into the hills on the rickety bus from New Jalpaiguri to Darjeeling: I had a thought I had never had before. I thought  how lovely it would be to have a baby and I could see the sweet...

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The Temple on the Crag

All of us want to find the hidden paradise beyond this world. Well, I did at least. In the middle of my final exams at university, I met a Tibetan lama in the northeast lakes of County Cavan. He was the first in history to settle there, and was a great curiosity to...

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