August 2007, Rothenburg (Fuji Sensia 100).
Rothenburg is a town which lies on the so called ‘Romantic Road’ in Bavaria. In spite of being quite touristy it has some well preserved, beautiful medieval buildings and is well worth a visit if you are in that part of the world. While wandering through the town we happened upon on a wedding in progress in the town’s church so went inside and witnessed a part of the proceedings as reflected in today’s photo.
I got the chance to attend a meeting of the current Dalai Lama a couple of days back in a nearby university town where he had come down to receive an honorary doctorate. He has a great sense of humor and is very very down to earth. He talked about the responsibility of science towards society and there was an interesting discussion with him about the same. He also talked briefly about how China was systematically destroying the Tibetan way of life and how he believed the Tibetan freedom struggle was perhaps a lost cause. I hope I’ll have some photos of him to share with you all soon.