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Living with Tibetan Refugees: Paljor Ling

January 31, 2011

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(In which we make Tibetan bread and are inducted into the elderly women’s circle.) -Karma- Our second camp, Paljor Ling, defies Tibetan camp norms. Instead of being surrounded by trees, hills, or a gorge, it’s surrounded by traffic and a congested, chaotic scene of crowded shops and street vendors. While most other settlements are in […]

Living with Tibetan Refugees: Jampa Ling

January 26, 2011

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(In which I am labeled “tourist,” Taylor runs a relay, and I realize how outrageously privileged Americans are.) -A Brief Overview- For months, Taylor and I have been planning to live in the homes of Tibetan refugee families in Nepal. When the Chinese invaded Tibet in the 1950s, Tibetans fled to all parts of Nepal […]

Good morning, Annapurna!

October 29, 2010

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Taylor and I went on our first trek in Nepal this past week, and I had my closest, clearest view yet of the Himalayas. Oh. My. Word. What a completely surreal experience. My pictures here are, of course, not as good as Taylor’s, who has some eye-popping shots on his blog. We took a bus […]