A fish pedicure, a trip to the post office, and to the Hope Mission

My time in McLeod Ganj is already half way through. So far it’s been a mixture of what I expected (this is my third time in India) with a lot of surprises thrown in. McLeod Ganj is a bustling town full of Indians, Tibetans, Westerners and goodness knows who else, living in peril of being … More A fish pedicure, a trip to the post office, and to the Hope Mission

A gruelling bus journey soothed by the Dalai Lama, himself!

Okay, so the bus stop in the middle of a Delhi slum wasn’t exactly London’s Victoria Coach station, and the road certainly wasn’t a motorway, but this was a journey I’m glad I didn’t miss. It started for me (I was travelling with four other IVHQ volunteers) with two delicious potato cakes from a food … More A gruelling bus journey soothed by the Dalai Lama, himself!