Himalayan Hike – 1 – Hiring a Guide

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download audio file (Himalayan Hike1.mp3) at irp Mark and Axel from Australia teamed up with Luis from Spain and Alex from France to hike to Malana in Himachal Pradesh. Gilles helped them negotiate the price and conditions of a guide over the mountain […] Read more »

People and Places – The Swami 3 – The Five Elements

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download audio file (swami3.mp3) at Irp Mark: What are the five elements? Swami: The first is earth. Mark: Earth. Swami: The most solid. Rough is the earth. Mark: Matter. Swami: Matter. Matter. Subtler than that is water. Mark: Water. Swami: Subtler than water […] Read more »

Nick from Manchester

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download audio file (nickmanchester.mp3) at Neil101 Mark ran into Nick from Manchester in the village of Malana in Himachal Pradesh. Mark: So Nick you are from Manchester? Nick: Yeah. Mark: How long is it since you left there? Nick: About three weeks we […] Read more »

People and Places – Adrian – A German in India

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download audio file (adrian.mp3) at Motographer Mark: So Adrian, what part of Germany do you come from? Adrian: I’m coming from the southwest of Germany. Mark: What’s the name of the area? Adrian: It’s called Palatinate. Mark: Palatinate. And you come from a […] Read more »