Whitehaven beach’s main attraction is the pure white silica sand, along a seven kilometre (four or five mile) stretch. Sun glasses are essential (seriously!).
“Do you want to visit a Buddhist monastery?” my mom asked one day as we stood in the kitchen. I took a while to respond because I was mildly preoccupied making a peanut butter and jelly sandwich — and because I wasn’t entirely sure I’d heard her correctly. “A Buddhist monastery, Mom? There’s a Buddhist monastery here?” “Yes, there’s one …Continue reading