Postcard 46 from Robina: Kathmandu, Saturday, October 25, 2014

Postcard 46 from Robina: Kathmandu, Saturday, October 25, 2014

After more than five months in Australia, on October 13 I was gone again. First stop was Hong Kong for a few hours, then Delhi. Ven. Samten Gyalten, an Indian nun whom I’d met at Tushita in Dharamsala in 2010 and is now managing Tushita Delhi, had invited me to...
Postcard 44 from Robina: Wodonga, Sunday, August 31, 2014

Postcard 44 from Robina: Wodonga, Sunday, August 31, 2014

After sleepy Hobart it was on to busy, loud Sydney, which, of course, I like a lot. I was based there for the month of August, coming and going. First it was Vajrayana Institute itself, the Sydney centre (photo Vajrayana Institute)… … and then to their...
Postcard 41 from Robina: Melbourne, Monday, May 26, 2014

Postcard 41 from Robina: Melbourne, Monday, May 26, 2014

After Rinpoche’s teachings I flew back to Bogota and then to Santiago in Chile, where I spent 24 hours. Every year that I teach in Colombia, I fly from here to Sydney: Qantas has direct flights across the Pacific, but I’d never been out of the airport. I...
Postcard 25 from Robina: Melbourne, Sunday, May 27, 2012

Postcard 25 from Robina: Melbourne, Sunday, May 27, 2012

I think I had been to Wodonga once or twice before, passing through on my way between Sydney and Melbourne, taking the usual route that most people take, along the Hume Highway. In the state of Victoria, right on the border of NSW, it’s virtually one city now...