When following the Great Himalaya Trail 1700 km across
Nepal in 2012, I experienced a hitherto unknown feeling of fascination in Dolpo,
and I knew that I would return sooner or later.
However, it was not the landscape as such that made me
want to come back but the Dolpo-pas` hospitality and openheartedness when sitting
together with them in their kitchens or in front of their tents; drinking
Tibetan tea and eating Tsampa. Their joy and happiness – despite
poverty and hard living conditions - touched my heart and often made me wonder why
there is so much unhappiness and discontent in western
The lecture takes you to into the very heart of one of the remotest and highest villages on earth.