A Buddhist Sunday – The Tiger’s Nest (སྟག་ཚང་)

In 2010 I had the opportunity to visit Bhutan. Like every other visitor we visited the Taktsang or Tiger’s Nest (སྟག་ཚང་) near Paro (སྤ་རོ་). The monastery sits precariously on the side of a cliff at an altitude of 3,120 meters, 900 meters above the valley. You cannot reach the monastery by car, so it is…

Bye bye Montréal, it’s been great to get to know you!

We are back in England. Over the last three months (and a bit) we have been based in Montréal, Canada. Three months is a long time, and plenty of time to get to know the place, the good and the bad. The city is truly beautiful in both sun and snow. Generally the people are…