What are the happenings around the pasturelands and the Ecolodge this spring? The electricity has been off locally for 10 days; it was cut by the government because of power-stealing by nomads. Whenever the power is cut, we get a lot of visitors, mostly young men, charging their phones. It is a pleasure to see … Continue reading
This week, we’ve had a team of Thai filmmakers here. It’s a student project, an undergrad final project, and there are 8 Thai people, all young men but one. Having guests one learns a lot about peoples of the world — two of the Thai guests were cold during the night, and when I made … Continue reading Filmmaking
Tibet has a lunar calendar. The 30th is the New Moon; the 15th is the Full Moon. Yesterday marked the 15th of this, the 1st month of the New Year in the Tibetan calendar. Tenzin Nyima was off to take a hike, a round-about of Lhagang that crossed many miles, visited 2 temples, and climbed … Continue reading The 15th (and a birth)
2018 Short Trek Catalog Day Rides Nomad Visit: Ride up into the high Lhagang grasslands, stopping for lunch with a nomadic family. Return to the Ecolodge in the evening. In spring, fall and winter, the nomads are close enough to allow time to visit a small nomad temple as well. (6 hours with lunch) … Continue reading Guided Hikes and Horse Treks
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