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Coronavirus, Zanskar and Copper - What's the Connection?

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Coronavirus, Zanskar and Copper - What's the Connection?

I'm a regular visitor to Ladakh and Zanskar in northern India where the "pots and pans" in the kitchen are traditionally made from copper.

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Ladakh, Goats, Cashmere, the Changtang and Modi

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Ladakh, Goats, Cashmere, the Changtang and Modi

This is in an area called the Changtang, a place of nomads - and with nomads come goats. And with goats come the soft pashmina and cashmere wools. 

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Tibetan Healing and Singing Bowls

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Tibetan Healing and Singing Bowls

Yesterday a customer & I used two bowls in the shop to create a powerful resonant sound for several minutes. My spine still tingles as I write this blog.

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Ajanta, the Caves, the Restaurant and Ajanta herself

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Ajanta, the Caves, the Restaurant and Ajanta herself

I knew I wanted to hang my photos of the Ajanta caves here: Ajanta front of house surrounded by photos of Ajanta caves in a restaurant called Ajanta's.

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Return to India - Stopover in Delhi

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Return to India  - Stopover in Delhi

Just arrived back in India, today’s a stopover in Delhi before we fly to the high altitude desert of Buddhist Ladakh. In Delhi we take a look at the ruins of the third Delhi at Feroz Shah Kotla and the 2000 year old Ashoka column. 

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