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In & Around Kathmandu, Traffic

How Would Kathmandu Drivers React I Wonder If…

Reading Time: 1 minuteIn the embedded video, Chinese pedestrians take drastic action at crosswalks (zebra crossings). What if pedestrians in Kathmandu did the same? How would Kathmandu drivers react, I wonder! I really do! . . . → Read More: How Would Kathmandu Drivers React I Wonder If…

In & Around Kathmandu

Kathmandu’s Gaping Holes

Reading Time: 4 minutesHoles on the streets of Kathmandu engulfing children, animals and vehicles, show there are gaping holes elsewhere too. . . . → Read More: Kathmandu’s Gaping Holes

In & Around Kathmandu

Kathmandu Can…If and When it Wants

Reading Time: 2 minutes

I have argued over and over again that it’s not that we in Nepal can’t do what we should do to develop, to make progress, but that we WON’T do them. We do them only when, for whatever reason, we feel that we absolutely HAVE to, for example.

Here’s an example of that.

. . . → Read More: Kathmandu Can…If and When it Wants

Equality, Gender Equality, In & Around Kathmandu

Cold is “Beer as Cold as Your Ex-girlfriend’s Heart”

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Cold really is “We serve beer as cold as your ex-girlfriend’s heart,” if you know what I mean.

(I certainly don’t mean the beer or ex’s heart.)

. . . → Read More: Cold is “Beer as Cold as Your Ex-girlfriend’s Heart”

In & Around Kathmandu

Kathmandu: Neighborhood Suffering from Stalled Roadworks? Here’s What You Can Do!

Reading Time: 2 minutesHere’s what you can do to give the concerned authorities a kick in their rear and get them to fix your neighborhood roads PRONTO! . . . → Read More: Kathmandu: Neighborhood Suffering from Stalled Roadworks? Here’s What You Can Do!

In & Around Kathmandu, Traffic

When A Random Act of Kindness Calls

Reading Time: 1 minuteA video of what I did yesterday morning when I came across another ambulance stuck in traffic, knowing how I feared being a patient in an ambulance! . . . → Read More: When A Random Act of Kindness Calls

In & Around Kathmandu, Traffic

I Have a Fear in Kathmandu…

Reading Time: 2 minutesI have a fear in Kathmandu: having to be transported by an ambulance! . . . → Read More: I Have a Fear in Kathmandu…

In & Around Kathmandu

Destination South Korea I

Reading Time: 4 minutesProspective Nepalese migrant laborers between the ages of 19 and 38, queue for hours to register for Korean Language lessons. In doing so, they take a shot at less than 1 in 25 chance of making it to South Korea through the EPS system. . . . → Read More: Destination South Korea I

In & Around Kathmandu, Traffic

I Don’t Always Drive in Kathmandu, But When I do…

Reading Time: 1 minuteFeaturing the former Most Interesting Man in the World, the memes in this blog post are about driving in Kathmandu based mostly on my experiences driving in the city, . . . → Read More: I Don’t Always Drive in Kathmandu, But When I do…

In & Around Kathmandu, Social Media

Nepal Journalism: Atrociously Biased or Just Plain Lazy or Something Else?

Reading Time: 3 minutesI have come across evidence, again and again, of media in Nepal being incredibly biased. Here’s one set. . . . → Read More: Nepal Journalism: Atrociously Biased or Just Plain Lazy or Something Else?

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