Monthly Archives: September 2011

Happy Dashain

Namaste! Today begun as a warm and sunny day in Nepal after a very wet and cold day yesterday… ( Seems like the Monsoon doesn’t want to end!!!) It was nice to see everyone out and about with smiles on their faces … Continue reading

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My little thing is planting a tree

In your comments, many have asked me to share more about my country. In the next two weeks I will add a page with  a brief background on my country and within the month you will see lots more about … Continue reading

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Why I shared my unpleasant experience

Last Sunday I shared a story on my first earthquake experience . In my story I talked about how after the earthquake I logged onto twitter to get updates on the extent of the earthquake and what to do in-case … Continue reading

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Reflections of my days in Nepal….

This was published in Kantipur “Namaste! Welcome to Nepal.” These were the first words I heard from my host upon arrival. They have stayed with me every day. Every time I leave the house or when I start comparing Nepal to … Continue reading

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Ancient town at the edge of the mountain – Bandipur

This is a continuation of an article that I wrote  with my colleague Cathy from Uganda after a road trip to Pokhara Day 3 of our road trip, we set off for Chitwan but passed through Bandipur for a one night … Continue reading

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Tharu cultural dance

My housemate and I were on a five day road trip to Pokhara. At Pokhara we went trekking in the Monsoon, before going for a boat ride on Phewa Lake. Besides boat riding in Pohkara, we also enjoyed a visit … Continue reading

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A visit to the elephant breeding centre and a jungle ride at Chitwan

High temperatures and women drying rice and maize on the main road is what welcomed us to Chitwan. The topography here is quite different from we experienced in the early part of our road trip. Instead of rows and endless … Continue reading

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Trekking in the Monsoons

Yes we went trekking during the rainy season It was the second of our visit to Pokhara. We woke up fairly early and we could see the wonderful of the Annarpuna ranges from the balcony of our room. We had … Continue reading

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An earthquake experience in Nepal. …

Yesterday was a friends birthday. It is also one  the days in Nepal  I will never forget Yes it was the day I felt the earth moving beneath my feet and I was totally helpless.When the earthqauke struck,  I was in … Continue reading

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Working towards Uplifting women in Nepal

Despite the fact that the Constitution does not differentiate between men and women, women in Nepal face difficulty accessing education or a political voice, with females almost twice as likely to be illiterate than their male counterparts. Entrenched social norms … Continue reading

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