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Letters From Bharat: Sherpa

I’m not sure we will ever all come together as Michael Jackson’s song suggests. But I’m pretty sure young Chenju will never work on a tea farm.

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Letters from Bharat: morning in the mountains

  It’s 7:30 in the morning in Makiabari, the small mountain village in the Darjeeling area where we have arranged home stays. It is a hazy morning—the clouds have not yet lifted. But you can start to see the surrounding valleys and ridges. I have heard the sounds of a community coming to life since 6, […]

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a hidden agenda

In Darjeeling, in the clean air, among industrious and enterprising mountain folk, we were encouraged and refreshed.

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