In 2010, I had the good fortune to travel to a remote, Himalayan part of India, to teach English in a Buddhist monastery.
I've published a book with drawings from the visit.

If you are interested in buying a copy, and wish to pay via PayPal or check,
please contact jonciliberto (at) It is also available on Amazon.

Six Weeks in the Spiti Valley, by Jon Ciliberto
Published, February 2013, Circle B Press
6.25" x 4.75", 112 pages, 40+ color images, 30+ b/w images
Map, bibliography

$30 (50% of profits go to Jamyang Foundation)
ISBN: 978-0-9659336-6-7

Here is the Kickstarter campaign that helped publish it – it has backstory and some amusing aspects.

Here are some of the drawings I made as awards for the Kickstarter campaign:

And... I also made a CD of music on the Spitian instrument I got while there. Most of this are solo, but several have various other instruments. Even vocals ! Free download.