The Great Wide Open: A Trek in Ladakh

Emptiness can be beautiful, and intensely terrifying. To get a an idea of just what I mean, go to the Changthang plateau in Ladakh, climb up one of the many 5,000m passes that dot the landscape, look, and hear the blood pounding in your head. But even in the dun emptiness, there are sounds—the whistling... Continue Reading →

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Tantric Buddhist Dance in a palm-leaf Manuscript

Often we travel without much awareness of the people and the cultures that we're visiting. Works of art like this manuscript, helps us get a deeper sense of the vibrant cultural and artistic lives of a people.

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