By Theodore Illion
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Our talk about Western countries had greatly excited Ke Shu K h a Ru's interest and imagination, and as soon as the hailstorm had passed he reverted to the same topic. " Y o u said that white people are in the habit of complicating life and creating additional needs," he observed. " I thought of the difficulty I had experienced a short while ago when trying to give him a description of a motor-car. To convey to him an idea of Western complications was no small job. Furthermore, the Tibetan language is not at all suitable for giving any descriptions of a technical nature.
The country of the white people. Ptelin really means "a being from a distant island". "Island" is translated ling or Imgtbreng in Tibetan. " I asked. " H e travels very much. He may be at home at present. A few weeks ago he returned to his dsong from Lhasa. " "The Valley of Mystery . . " " I f you do not know what the Valley of Mystery is, I am not allowed to tell you more about it. So please do not mention it any more," she said, with a firmness which was almost startling in so young a girl.
From time to time the crowds moving to and fro in the narrow passages gave a good stare when one of the lamas went to the rehearsal wearing the strange robes and masks in which they were to appear in the show. Just after turning a corner I met three lamas wearing striped robes and gigantic masks hiding their faces. Each of them also had a sword in his right hand. My miniature camera, with which I could take photographs of about two-thirds of an inch by one inch, was hidden in the left sleeve of my Tibetan clothes,* and I could not resist the temptation to raise the arm a little to take a snapshot when the lamas were a few yards distant.