Found the Dalai Lama

Just a quick update to say that while I will probably not meet the Dalai Lama while I am here (he's a busy man), I saw him today! He returned from a speaking trip in the US today, and we happened to be lunching with some friends at the cafe in his residence's complex, and …

The Inevitable

I figured it would happen sometime, given how much I travel, and I've been lucky thus far. I just crossed my fingers and hoped to avoid it as long as possible, and that it wouldn't be too bad or inconvenient. At long last, it happened. Last night on the train from Delhi to Pathankot, I …