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Nepal, Travel

Traveling in Nepal While Local: Money Talks, Nepalis Walk

Reading Time: 7 minutes Starting in the mid-nineties, I had the opportunity to travel to Nepal as well as live and work in the country briefly. I also traveled and trekked a great deal during that period. Doing so, I learned a great deal about my country and people. As amazing as some of those experiences were, especially the treks, discoveries I made about some of our systems left me wondering if Nepalis are second class citizens in their own country. . . . → Read More: Traveling in Nepal While Local: Money Talks, Nepalis Walk

Nepal, Travel

Trekking in Nepal While Local: Second Class Citizen in Ones Own Country?!

Reading Time: 7 minutes Starting in the mid-nineties, I had the opportunity to travel to Nepal as well as live and work in the country briefly. I also traveled and trekked a great deal during that period. Doing so, I learned a great deal about my country and people. As amazing as some of those experiences were, especially the treks, some of the discoveries I made and some of the experiences I had left a bad taste in my mouth, leaving me to wonder if Nepalis are second class citizens in their own country. . . . → Read More: Trekking in Nepal While Local: Second Class Citizen in Ones Own Country?!

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Dassain: Traffic, Goats, Sheep, Chickens and a Trek

Reading Time: 6 minutes Dassain is…a holiday for exploring the country!
WARNING: The blog contains a photo of a bloody, headless chicken, a photo of a defeathered chicken, a goat carcass and descriptions of animal body parts that some might find unpalatable or even revolting. . . . → Read More: Dassain: Traffic, Goats, Sheep, Chickens and a Trek

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In The World of Maya Universe Academy

Reading Time: 3 minutes Over Tihar break, I visited Maya Universe Academy in Tanahu, a school run by a fellow UWCer Manjil Rana. . . . → Read More: In The World of Maya Universe Academy

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The Most Beautiful City on The Planet

Reading Time: 1 minute Photo blog of the most beautiful mountain range in the world! . . . → Read More: The Most Beautiful City on The Planet

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Mermaid, Mountains And More

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photo blog of the Dassain Holidays (October) road trip. . . . → Read More: Mermaid, Mountains And More

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On The Road…Not Taken…Before…In Nepal

Reading Time: 10 minutes

Driving on the highways of Nepal is a dangerous proposition for a number of reasons. One of the reasons is that traffic in the country is ridiculously out of control.

In spite of that, two weeks ago, I took a road trip, hitting the highways of the country, for the first time!

Will the government of Nepal also go down a road they have never been? Namely, rein in and manage the out-of-control traffic and curve the high level of fatalities on the roads and highways of the country?

. . . → Read More: On The Road…Not Taken…Before…In Nepal

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My Very First Visit to Thangpalkot

Reading Time: 1 minute Summer of 2012, considering returning to Nepal for good to work in the education of children from low socioeconomic background, I visited about ten government and community school in and around Pokhara, and accompanied my good buddy Jayjeev, COMMITTED’s Executive Director, on a trip to Thangpalkot. This is a video, Jayjeev made, of that trip. . . . → Read More: My Very First Visit to Thangpalkot

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Travel: Two Buses, Three Jeeps, A Car, A Cat and A Hundred Dollar Bill

The flat tyre.

Reading Time: 4 minutes When a 600-km distance requires 25 hours, it can’t be anything but an adventure. . . . → Read More: Travel: Two Buses, Three Jeeps, A Car, A Cat and A Hundred Dollar Bill

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Travel: Ins and Outs…of Daily Life

Reading Time: 2 minutes Returning to Nepal, after spending pretty much all my adult life, has been accompanied by a number of changes to, amongst a slew of other things, my daily routine! . . . → Read More: Travel: Ins and Outs…of Daily Life