Tibetan Refugee Self Help Centre, Darjeeling, India
October 7, 2010 • Photography & Travel
Darjeeling, like many other places in India, has played host to the hundreds of thousands of Tibetans that have escaped China ruling Tibet. Here, during our spiritual adventure in the Himalayas later this month, we will visit the Tibetan Refugee Self-Help Centre and meet some amazing Tibetans who have made India their new home. The Centre hosts an orphanage, home for the aged, clinic, school, gompa and craft workshop that produce carpets, woodcarvings, leather work and woolen items.
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