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NEPAL | Sunday, 23 May 2010 | Views [331]

We are all staring into these giant mirrors, every time our eyes lock  and they are reflecting for us all the we love in ourselves and humankind, and all the habits we must change in ourselves.  For this we meet people with similar habits as our ... Read more >

songs around the fire

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 23 May 2010 | Views [234]

spirit of the moon.... carry me spirit of the moon... carry me home spirit of the moon... carry me home to myself


UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 27 Jul 2008 | Views [492] | Comments [1]

I figured, why try to make an interesting title for this story, when simply saying India should bring enough excitement to all! Although Ive realized an intense and deep love for Nepal, both the people and the land, the colors are already brighter ... Read more >

Sweet decliciousness...

UNITED KINGDOM | Thursday, 12 Jun 2008 | Views [369]

A weekend getaway in the lakeside resort of Pokhara… what could be better than being perched in a boat on the lake as the sun sets and the mountains of Machupuchare peek out through the clouds? The sun has been slowly going down to rest after ... Read more >

A minor of explosion of gas, a major outburst of fireflies and stars

NEPAL | Monday, 2 Jun 2008 | Views [664]

I took the bike to fix a puncture the other day, and enjoyed seeing the mechanic put the tire in water to look for air bubbles to tell where the hold was. His patience in rotating the tire to put each section in the shallow bucket, pressing gently ... Read more >

Cat Cow and a group of 30 year old men

NEPAL | Monday, 2 Jun 2008 | Views [476]

And so passes another interesting week here in the bellies of the heat of Kathmandu. I have started doing some yoga with kids in an orphanage next to the house, street children in a drop-in center, and adults males in a drug rehab center. Going ... Read more >

this is old about elections... but never posted...

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 16 May 2008 | Views [336] | Comments [1]

Only in Nepal could walking into the jungle and down a mountain to get to the voting location be considered easy. Women and men with wrinkled skin and nimble limbs have walked for days, and continue down, If my grandparents could walk like this...its ... Read more >

a little poetry, shall we?

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 16 May 2008 | Views [376]

puff puff clouds in the sky like the saddhus by the temple and mountains in the distane coconut pujas and rice for the gods the reds of the tikas and blood of animals mixing around me the colors all get lost in the ocean of excitement and everything ... Read more >

And Finally, a little look into what I am doing here...

NEPAL | Friday, 16 May 2008 | Views [816] | Comments [2]

There are some very exciting developments regarding my volunteer work here, which until now I have also not really talked about. I have decided to focus in on a few projects in Kathmandu. I am going in the afternoons to a very high level and well off ... Read more >

The Science of Touch

UNITED KINGDOM | Saturday, 10 May 2008 | Views [455]

     I was on a crowded bus, as all buses here are, sitting with my back to driver and facing the riders. A beautiful girl my age got on with her grandmother and sat in front of me. In order to do this, I had to position my legs around the grandma ... Read more >

Pani Omala and Mental Breakdowns

NEPAL | Saturday, 10 May 2008 | Views [505]

    Im sitting in the silence of the 2 am computer room in the house and writing in Word because the internet is too slow. Im thinking of where to start the writing, as I do every time, and sad at how bad I am at keeping this blog. Im also thinking ... Read more >

And finally, a fair trade for the workers

UNITED KINGDOM | Tuesday, 29 Apr 2008 | Views [352]

This is more me organizing my notes from the meeting, but I thought they were interesting to share... more later I went to a fair trade group today, which was a great experience. one woman took me around the whole facilities, i got to see how they ... Read more >

Shades of Orange

UNITED KINGDOM | Monday, 21 Apr 2008 | Views [415]

I learned something very beautiful from Ariel over the years with regards to food and everything-- he showed me to notice the different components that make up everything we touch and have contact with. From the farmers planting the vegetables to those ... Read more >

Fair Trade... for the Customers?

NEPAL | Monday, 21 Apr 2008 | Views [381]

I am a bit overwhelmed at where to start writing, and am trying to attack this thing they call writers block. i am also trying to decide whether to rewind and make my way to the present, or start from now and work my way back. i guess to be here now ... Read more >

Biking in the Fast Lane

NEPAL | Tuesday, 8 Apr 2008 | Views [383] | Comments [1]

I posted one section so as not to do overload. Now it is another 530 in the morning, I went up on the roof to see the dark of the night change into orange and then the blue bustle of the new day. I dont know how, but pretty much everyday since Ive ... Read more >

Ma Lai San Chai Cha...

NEPAL | Tuesday, 8 Apr 2008 | Views [1131]

    two weeks have passed on living in a house in kathmandu, and i have not yet succeeded in writing anything. now my head is spinning with the 630 rush of sunlight and i am trying to find a way to start the connection i have wanted to make with my ... Read more >

not exactly the beginning

NEPAL | Thursday, 27 Mar 2008 | Views [367] | Comments [1]

this isny exactly the beginning of my landing in nepal, but its starting somewhere and keeping with the flow of writing, which i am hating at the moment and not at all enjoying what is coming out of me, so sorry if this is crpytic. will write more soon.... Read more >

Chaos on the highway... and im still in the land of paved roads!

UNITED KINGDOM | Monday, 17 Mar 2008 | Views [322]

i just wrote a long note on here and it disappeared and i feel like typing is too loud in the quiet apartment i am in and since i am but a couchsurfer i will not peck the board all over again. i just want to say that sometimes there are situations ... Read more >

Gallery: Travels in the UK

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 14 Mar 2008 | Photo Gallery

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The Free Range Life in the UK

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 14 Mar 2008 | Views [580] | Comments [6]

Hello! I am happy to say my journey has begun- and here I am in the rainy rainy UK. I shouldve known better after a rainy start and taxiing in JFK for 2 hours on my Air India flight- but it was well worth it for the best airplane food Ive ever had. Have ... Read more >

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