Sunday, September 25, 2011

Okay, enough talk, back to a good story with photos

Here is what McLeod Ganj looks like:

As I mentioned, you can walk to amazing places from McLeod Ganj! Let me tell you about one. There is a popular waterfall at Bhagsu; this is not it. This is Waterfall #2, on the road to Triund, branching off at Guna temple. It is a bit of a hike: we left around 9am and got back around 4pm, exhausted. First we walked through places like this:


You can imagine that signs for a "waterfall cafe" were met with a bit of disbelief:
Anyway, we kept walking and eventually made it to this:

Fellow hiker Talia
Jackie: I'm not in this photo, am I?
But it's okay because then they got this one of me:
And, believe it or not, the Waterfall Cafe finally did materialize. They must carry all their food (and drinks!) for an hour each morning. Mad!

4 comments:

  1. Jackie is beautiful and I'm glad she was in the photo.
    Also glad to see you. :-)

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  2. pic #1 is stunning! wow! love the sunlight.
    i like the pics of you and others...looks like you're makin friends all over :)
    waterfall cafe..wow what an effort! did you buy anything there?

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  3. Great Pics Dan! Stunning views! How lucky you are to experience such placid scenery!
    Keep smiling and looking great!

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  4. Cheryl: Nope. It was mostly soda and chips anyway. Weird thing: you can get a Coca-cola or a bag of Lay's ANYWHERE.

    Also, in a sense, it's easy to make friends in tourist places like this. Everyone's there to do the same things, everyone's only there for a few days, and everyone's an outsider. It's really rather nice: I can't imagine just sitting down at a table with a stranger at home, but you can make good friends that way here.

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