2nd Update: 16 April 2012

Apr 16, 2012 | Views: 315

Since the last update, there has been a lot done at the site. Are you all excited to see what’s been going on for the past few days? Even with the rain in the last two days, it did not stop our team and the workers from continuing with what needs to be done.

Finally, the cabins for Rinpoche and guests have been assembled into their positions; marquees have also been set up around the cabins, encased within mosquito netting. This is so that Rinpoche, the assistants and guests can enjoy the outdoors and the views without having to weather the outdoor elements.

Proper washrooms are also now set up, complete with all the necessary piping and plumbing. We also have piped water!

Below are more photos of the recent developments – enjoy!

How can you resist this view? Such a great view to start the day!

Workers assembling the structure for the temporary cabins.

It takes 8 strong men to lift and move the cabin into position!

View of where the cabin will be placed. Look at the stunning view of the beautiful mountains.

The washroom. There are even proper toilet seats, so we don’t need to dig holes to relieve ourselves!

The walls are being put up. All looking great!

Another view of the abode. Walls of the first cabin are up and the workers are pictured working on the second cabin.

Marquis set up so that Rinpoche and guests can enjoy the outdoors in the shade. Mosquito nets have been installed all around the sides because we don’t want mozzies attacking us!!

Tsem Ladrang emblem on the marquee.

Two more marquis to be set up and we’re done!

The contractor pulling electrical cables into the abode area. Let there be light!

The fog coming in late in the afternoon…..You gotta love the view of the rolling hills!

We have a visitor today! JP Thong (far left) with Jeffrey, Datuk May and Martin. JP is a Liaison to Rinpoche who is in charge of special projects. He visited the land today to check out KFR. Nice boots JP!

Finally, we are done for the day. All structures are up.

Datuk May, Jeffrey and Martin having a meeting about what else needs to be done until the handover of the abode to the Ladrang.

Bird’s eye view of the temporary abodes flanked by the stunning mountains and beautiful greens. Wouldn’t you want to be there?

One Response to 2nd Update: 16 April 2012

  1. Dukkar Apartments | Tsem Rinpoche on Aug 4, 2013 at 12:29 am

    [...] April 2012, the Kechara Forest Retreat has been a hub of activity. Initially, two containers were set up as temporary accommodation for Rinpoche and his private staff. These containers, called the temporary abode, were set up in an L shape with a canopy over the [...]

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