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Trip: Nepal Volunteer Gig

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NEPAL | Thursday, 11 Feb 2010 | Photo Gallery

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Animal sacrifices and self-appointed tour guides

NEPAL | Wednesday, 10 Feb 2010 | Views [406]

                My Australian friend wanted to hire a car for the day to get a better look at Kathmandu and this sounded like a good idea to me.*   I had been greatly encouraged by my trip to the hilltop temple and I was anxious to see what she ... Read more >

A rainy day in Kathmandu: Film noir style

NEPAL | Tuesday, 9 Feb 2010 | Views [442]

                I wake up in the mornings quite warm after having spent the entire night under heavy bed coverings.   Usually the first thing I hear is the crows outside of my window.   I don’t know what amuses them at six in the morning, but their ... Read more >

Travel is better with the buddy system

NEPAL | Monday, 8 Feb 2010 | Views [405]

                My friend has arrived from Australia and the sight of a friendly face brings peace to my fretful soul.   She came to Kathmandu about five years ago and even though I was starting to make peace with my surroundings, I was still interested ... Read more >

Time to stop hiding

NEPAL | Monday, 8 Feb 2010 | Views [488]

                Despite my first impressions of Kathmandu, I was interested in seeing some of the local temples.   This morning I decided to grab my map, put my walking shoes on, rally up my courage and hike to the Swayambhu stupa on the west side ... Read more >

Culture shock! Nepal

NEPAL | Sunday, 7 Feb 2010 | Views [3063] | Comments [1]

                It has taken me a few days to get over my culture shock after stepping off of the plane in Kathmandu.   I was completely bowled over by the level of poverty that I saw in the streets.   I know now that I have lived a very fortunate ... Read more >

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