Most of the monasteries in Ladakh are situated on the hilltop. The architecture and layout is a perfect mixture of Buddhist and Tibetan styles. Rich collection of Buddhist relics like thankas, murals, sculptures,… Continue reading
…AS NOTED IN DIFFERENT PARTS OF “NUBRA VALLEY ODYSSEY” Saw this in a shop window – had to buy it!
Victoria’s totem pole in Beacon Hill Park is the world’s fourth-tallest totem pole, a 38.8-metre (127 ft) work carved by Kwakwaka’wakw craftsman Mungo Martin, and erected in 1956 and was when built, the world’s tallest.
“Is that honest?” Wingwright asked, admitting to himself that the question was fatuous . . . “We’re running a government here, Sir. Honesty has nothing to do with it . . .”
Victoria – the Writer’s Home Since 2005
Kite Day in Bermuda
This is a Himalayan guest house where Kate stayed nearly 2 months before setting out on her motorcycle journey.