Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Himalyan Journey

Himalayan Journey is a fascinating little shop just off Main Street, Mornington on Port Phillip Bay.
Imports of Himalayan products - mainly felt - are a feature.
Sales support the poor Nepalese women and give them an income.
The shop also supports the Shouangchou Village school in Tibet.

Felts, silks and candles
Bright Himalayan wonders
Creative journey

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Anonymous said...

So pretty and colourful you could just imagine that you are in Tibet.

Carole Meisenhelter said...

I bet there's some beautiful and colourful items in there too; interesting photograph. Would like to see inside.

Liza said...

Interesting store. I can spend a lot of time there just looking around.

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Kim, USA said...

When I read Himalayan, silk comes to my mind. For me this is a great place to look for a good clothing. Thanks for the visit! ^_^


Felisol said...

That seems to be a colourful place.
Fair trade is what we want for the entire globe.
Hope they sell a lot.

Ralph said...

The colorful goods are made in a remote place - perhaps we can dwell on that a bit. We hope to purchase as much as we can, as it is an aid to many. Yet, we purchase these colorful items with impeccable craftsmanship - we want the style and grace of the colorful cloth. Nice!

Ms. Burrito said...

Very pretty!!!

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Arija said...

Nice shot Gemma. I would certainly support that shop. I regularly buy things from the Tibetan stall at the market but am sad when they sell antiques to support their people. I have bought a few and maybe some day I can take them back to where they belong.

Birgitta - foto CHIP said...

Oh I would love to visit this little shop :)

stardust said...

Lovely shop! I'd like to visit the shop and find something nice and exotic in person.

Sylvia K said...

Such a delightful looking shop! I'd love to spend some time there -- much to the dismay of my pocketbook!! Great, colorful capture for the day, Gemma!


Rohit Sareen said...

Namaste :)

Isnt it good that they have been able to spread a word about their culture globally.

ive bot a few stuff, mainly shawls, and they've been great!

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Genie said...

Please go inside and take more photos of what they are selling. I adore the people and the crafts of that area. My dream is to travel to Base Camp of Mt. Everest to meet the people and see the mountain.s Don’t guess that one will ever come true, but it is fun to hope. The colors in the post are so nice and typical. genie

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

What a funky little shop that must be!


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Can make the sad heart skip and play;
For where red abides,
A little bird hides
And sings every worry away.

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