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Trip: The Dolpa, Nepal

There are [4] stories from my trip: The Dolpa, Nepal

Pilgrimage of Poem & Music: Day 3, in the ring of the wind

NEPAL | Friday, 7 Nov 2008 | Views [1541]

A shortage of ponies keeps us, with bags packed and stacked at the doorway, hesitantly stationed in the tiny trail-head town of Jomsom . Today, Sangeetha and I follow our whim through the the alleys and to the corners of this little sand ... Read more >

pilgrimage of poem & music; day 1 in the Dolpa: dilation

NEPAL | Wednesday, 15 Oct 2008 | Views [2180]

We wake and jostle our belongings together in haste; today, as we have long planned, we will begin our journey into the Dolpa. Sacks stuffed, teeth brushed, packs on back, we descend the steep incline of wooden stairs and emerge on the lower deck ... Read more >

Gallery: The Dolpa, Nepal

NEPAL | Wednesday, 1 Oct 2008 | Photo Gallery

on the on edge of the Tibetan plateau, deep in the Himalayas of rural Nepal
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pilgrimage of poem & music; and intimidating book to open

NEPAL | Wednesday, 1 Oct 2008 | Views [4368]

Opening the book on our adventures in the Dolpa (rural Nepal) is as intimidating as the 17,000 foot passes we crossed to get there. Just look at a single page of my notes! So instead of hesitating any longer, I’m just going to open and type. ... Read more >