Archive for June, 2007

Jun 29 2007

Where I’ve Been

Published by under Maps,Travel

M found this little tool online. It lets you make a dynamic map of the states you’ve visited. Here are mine: Create your own.

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Jun 28 2007

Nepal: A Cultural & Physical Geography (Book)

Published by under Books & Movies

By Pradyumna P. Karan. University of Kentucky Press, 1960. My thoughts… This book is a treasure. Particularly intriguing is where it sits in history. As the author points out, the year before this volume was published, King Mahendra proclaimed a new constitution for Nepal and the country had its first election. It was also around […]

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Jun 25 2007

Kundunb (Movie)

Published by under Books & Movies

Martin Scorsese’s film about the early life of the 14th Dalai Lama, from his discovery by Buddhist leaders in 1939 to his escape from Tibet twenty years later. The real story is fascinating but I thought the movie was mediocre. The cast of local, untrained actors was impressive.

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