Himalayan Hike – 1 – Hiring a Guide

[audio:Himalayan Hike1.mp3] 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 pass. Gilles: You must be […] Read more »

People and Places – The Swami 3 – The Five Elements

[audio:swami3.mp3] 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 is fire. Mark: Earth, water, fire. […] Read more »

Nick from Manchester

[audio:nickmanchester.mp3] 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 have been in India now. Yeah. […] Read more »

People and Places – Adrian – A German in India

[audio:adrian.mp3] 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 village or a city? Adrian: Uh, […] Read more »