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Tibetan Refugee Camp 2: The Spiritual

Throughout the tour, it was very clear how important Buddhism is to every Tibetan that we met, and how much the religious intertwines with every aspect of life. 

Inside the Tibetan monastery

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Bandipur is a little town halfway between Pokhara and Kathmandu. You have to tell the bus driver you want to get off at Dumre, and then you catch the local bus (takes 15 minutes, costs 50 cents) up to Bandipur.

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Food, Part 2


I was initially underwhelmed by Nepali food, which pretty much consists of two foods: momos and dal bhat. Momos are steamed dumplings stuffed with vegetables, pork, chicken or buffalo. I later found out that momos are actually appropriated from Tibetan cuisine.

A very blurry photo of a Nepali dal bhat thali

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