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Gazette 77

INDIA - In The Footsteps Of The Buddha 17-31 October 2009

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NB Full details of the trip itinerary are embedded in the photopages here

Sunday 25 October Delhi

pharmacy  pharmasy
Sheila at Ayurvedic pharmacy where Karma is buying a herbal remedy

Monday 26 October Fly to Kangra/Gaggal Airport near Dharamsala in Himalaya foothills

foothills  Dharamsala
Driving up to the hills / Dharamsala

Sunset  hotel room
Sunset from our hotel in McLeod Ganj / Karma & Derek enjoy an aperitif in our hotel room

hotel room   Sheila
Sheila in our room & enjoying a bowl of Tibetan momo soup in local restaurant

Tuesday 27 October McLeod Ganj

Lama Chime & Derek   Sheila in kira
Derek with old Tibetan friend Lama Chime Dorje who turned up at breakfast /
Sheila wearing her kira to go & see a special person (courtesy Lama Chime)

H H The Dalai Lama  H H The Dali Lama
H H The XIV Dalai Lama (2 more photographs here)

Karma, Chime & Derek   Sheila in thangka shop
Karma, Lama Chime & Derek at the Upper Tibetan Children's Village School where H H
had been attending a private ceremony / Sheila in Tibetan thangka (religious painting) shop
where Lama Chime bought us each a nice thangka

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Photographs © Derek & Sheila Henderson 2009