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Rwanda Entry 3 - Kibogora hospital and its children

RWANDA | Tuesday, 23 Feb 2016 | Views [421]

Walking down the steps of the hospital tours one through congested lines of local villagers. Amputations, blindness, open wounds and cough highlight the worry on the faces of the waiting. The angst expressions quickly dissolve into stoic intrigue as ... Read more >

Rwanda Entry 2 - To Kibogora we go!

RWANDA | Monday, 15 Feb 2016 | Views [358]

It's not often in most developed nations that a large hazardous material truck would be laying on its back on the side of a well travelled mountain at the apex of a switchback with no guardrails, and not be cleaned up. Rwanda doesn't seem to think that's ... Read more >

Rwanda Entry 1- Guesthouse Rwanda

RWANDA | Friday, 12 Feb 2016 | Views [446]

Ever since I was little, I had a fascination with the exotic.  Things, people, places, and foods that were not common to be found in my Upstate New York childhood always drew me in.  For a science report in elementary school, I wrote about ... Read more >

Entry #6

NEPAL | Saturday, 10 May 2014 | Views [302]

Healthcare in Nepal is by most western standards, rudimentary. It also seems as though, at least in this village of Bhaunne, to be a fairly novel establiishment. The reason I say this, is that most of the patients we have seen think that there is a definite ... Read more >

Entry #5

NEPAL | Monday, 5 May 2014 | Views [352]

This past weekend was a nice adventure. Friday, I finally met the founder of the clinic, Debendra Karki, when he made his way back from a mountain trek to the village. He one of the only tall nepali people I have met. In fact, he is one of the few Nepali ... Read more >

Entry #4

NEPAL | Monday, 5 May 2014 | Views [285]

It's starting to get a bit more hot nowadays. I don't quite know the degree, but let's just note that it's squarely in the range between "Always Sweaty" and "Ouch". It has come to my attention that rather than sprawl out on my mat hoping for a crosswind, ... Read more >

Photos: Bhaunne

NEPAL | Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | Photo Gallery

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Entry #3

NEPAL | Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | Views [308]

It is now the year 2071.  Today is the Nepali New Year.  We celebrated by making a small pilgrimage to a Hindu temple. We had to take a bus down the main road out of town.  While walking to the bus, there was a "shuttle" driving by our ... Read more >

Entry #2

NEPAL | Sunday, 13 Apr 2014 | Views [370]

I've been here almost a week now and the past couple of days have been exciting.  Each day starts with one of our neighbors bringing some freshly uttered milk.  It is obviously delicious rich whole milk, but even after its necessary boiling, ... Read more >

Entry #1

NEPAL | Saturday, 12 Apr 2014 | Views [526] | Comments [1]

    It's  3:45 am , and I am in my private sanctuary of netting, mosquitoes hovering a safe distance away.  These past three days have been tiring, but I can already see how satisfying a decision it will have become to embark ... Read more >

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