I present here the photos taken in Dharmashala and tweets posted from the trip.
#1. Back to backpacking. Feels like I am Home
3:08 AM Aug 29th from TwitterFon
#2. This auto driver, with sunglasses n short hair n halka daari, is ‘babaal hero’ though he didn’t discount in the IRs 70 fare to Paharganj 3:28 AM Aug 29th from TwitterFon
#3. Waiting for the Bus 2 show up. @ the park of Dargah Hazrat Peer Mohammad Banbasi opposite 2 RamKrishna Ashram Metro station #Delhi. Excited. Continue reading
What are Nepalis and Indians supposed to look like? Search me!
By Dinesh Wagle
Wagle Street Journal
This article first appeared in today’s Kathmandu Post. Here is the PDF page It’s also available in eKantipur, and the official webpage of the Post.
I often carry my passport these days in Delhi whenever I go out. Not that a Nepali needs to have one to enter India unless the entry is by air. No one asks for a passport here, not even those Intelligence Bureau sleuths whom I bump into occasionally at gatherings and interactive programmes where they, like me, go to cover the event. They are nice and they know that I am a Nepali. The problem often comes when I interact with ordinary Indians who are preoccupied with certain perceptions about the general look of the Nepali people. Continue reading