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Tripoto
11th Apr 2016
Day 1
Photo of Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by Nikhil Talwar

Dharamshala is a city in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Surrounded by cedar forests on the edge of the Himalayas, this hillside city is home to the Dalai Lama and the Tibetan government-in-exile. The Thekchen Chöling Temple Complex is a spiritual center for Tibetan Buddhism, while the Library

Photo of Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by Nikhil Talwar

DaL Lake A small lake located about 3 km from McLeod Ganj, next to one of the Tibetan Children's Villages schools. An annual fair is held there in August or September, attended mainly by the Gaddi Community. There is a small spring and an old temple near the lake.

Photo of Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by Nikhil Talwar
Photo of Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by Nikhil Talwar
Photo of Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by Nikhil Talwar

View from our room

Photo of Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by Nikhil Talwar
Photo of Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by Nikhil Talwar
Day 2

McLeod Ganj (also spelt McLeodGanj or Mcleodganj) is a suburb of Dharamshala in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, India. It is known as "Little Lhasa" or "Dhasa" (a short form of Dharamshala used mainly by Tibetans) because of its large population of Tibetans.

Photo of McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by Nikhil Talwar
Photo of Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by Nikhil Talwar
Photo of Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by Nikhil Talwar
Photo of Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by Nikhil Talwar
Photo of The Tibet Museum, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by Nikhil Talwar
Photo of The Tibet Museum, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by Nikhil Talwar
Photo of The Tibet Museum, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by Nikhil Talwar
Photo of Dalai Lama, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by Nikhil Talwar
Photo of Dalai Lama, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by Nikhil Talwar
Day 3

St. John in the Wildernes Anglican church located in the forest near Forsyth Ganj. The neo-Gothic stone building was constructed in 1852. The site also has an old graveyard and a memorial to the British Viceroy Lord Elgin. The church is also noted for its Belgian stained-glass windows, donated by

Photo of St. John in the Wilderness, McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by Nikhil Talwar
Photo of St. John in the Wilderness, McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by Nikhil Talwar
Photo of St. John in the Wilderness, McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by Nikhil Talwar
Day 2

Dalai Lama's temple The most important Buddhist site in the town is Tsuglagkhang or Tsuglag Khang, the Dalai Lama's temple. It has statues of Shakyamuni, Avalokiteśvara, and a statue of Padmasambhava (Guru Rinpoche).Other Buddhist and Tibetan sites in McLeod Ganj include the Namgyal Monastery, the T

Photo of Dalai Lama, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by Nikhil Talwar
Photo of St. John in the Wilderness, McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by Nikhil Talwar
Day 3
Photo of Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by Nikhil Talwar
Photo of Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by Nikhil Talwar
Photo of Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by Nikhil Talwar
Photo of St. John in the Wilderness, McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by Nikhil Talwar

DaL Lake A small lake located about 3 km from McLeod Ganj, next to one of the Tibetan Children's Villages schools. An annual fair is held there in August or September, attended mainly by the Gaddi Community. There is a small spring and an old temple near the lake.

Photo of St. John in the Wilderness, McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by Nikhil Talwar
Photo of Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by Nikhil Talwar
Photo of Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by Nikhil Talwar
Day 2
Photo of Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by Nikhil Talwar

It's funny how i completely avoid people when i am in my own city, but i suddenly turned into this social monster when i am travelling.

Photo of St. John in the Wilderness, McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by Nikhil Talwar
Photo of Dalai Lama, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by Nikhil Talwar
Day 3
Photo of Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by Nikhil Talwar
Day 2
Photo of Dalai Lama, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by Nikhil Talwar
Day 3
Photo of Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by Nikhil Talwar
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