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 …

Travel Plans

We have ultimately decided to stay in McLeod Ganj/Dharamsala for another week or two instead of trying to cram the entire country of Tanzania into 10 days, so this leaves me plenty of time to catch you all up on, well, all the places I haven't written about in the last several months. In order …

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 …