Know Tibet, Free Tibet

“It says something about the world that we live in that six people set themselves on fire in just about as many days to protest their diminishing freedoms and it barely captures any attention at all.” (Link to Source) I have been studying Tibetan culture and religion for over two months now, I have lived … Continue reading Know Tibet, Free Tibet

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India

Hello! I am in India! Specifically, Darjeeling in Northeast India, in the armpit of Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan. Here is a map to help your visualization: India is somehow exactly what I expected and nothing like I expected. When we crossed the border of Nepal, even after a few minutes, the scenery and landscape was … Continue reading India

Welcome from Nepal! and Fancy Party Palace

Tashi Delek UF! To introduce myself briefly, my name is Joanna and I am a UF senior spending 3.5 months this semester living and studying in Kathmandu, Nepal, specifically in the predominantly Tibetan neighborhood called Boudha, while also going on excursions to Darjeeling, India and the high Himalayas. The program I’m studying through is called … Continue reading Welcome from Nepal! and Fancy Party Palace