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The Earthquake

Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | Views [326] | Comments [1]

I am writing this on Wednesday, April 29th. On Saturday the 25th, the biggest earthquake to hit the area in 80 years, measuring 7.8, struck Kathmandu and surrounding areas. We were some of the lucky ones- Here in Solukhumbu district, we had minimal ... Read more >

Tags: development, natural disaster, nepal earthquake, nepal earthquake 2015

The Problem with Plastic

Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | Views [308] | Comments [1]

The problem with plastic is that it doesn't go away. I've been learning permaculture for about a year now, which has entailed a certain measure of reprogramming on my part of how I think about waste. I now try to make less of it, by constantly being ... Read more >

Tags: development, permaculture, plastic, rubbish

A word on 'Voluntourism'

Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | Views [386]

There is a word that has been flying around my group since my trip here in Nepal began. Maybe I've been on island time for too long, but before arriving in Kathmandu, I didn't realize that what I am engaging in is, in fact, a part of this whole world ... Read more >

The Unknown

Thursday, 2 Apr 2015 | Views [427]

Here we go- When I arrived in Hawaii over a year ago with nothing but my backpack, it was with an open heart and open plans, and I certainly didn't know I'd be here one year later. I didn't know what it would be like, who I would meet, what I would ... Read more >

Tags: development, nepal, unknown

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