Seeing and Not Seeing

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This time in Nepal has been more interesting in some ways than the first visit a year ago, and also less interesting in other ways. I took a short trip to Lumbini to see the temples erected there by many … Continue reading

Sweet sorrow….

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This morning I did the deed. I walked into the Jet Airways office on Lazimpat and changed my departure plan for Wed, the 20th. That will put me on a flight 8 days early and will put me in BKK … Continue reading

Relief on the Ground

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  I head out from the offices of Olive Nepal to a loaded covered pickup truck at the corner. I shared the front seat with the driver and Subash. There are four others in the back. Our destination is Dhading, … Continue reading

Quake update IV

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One day later, I am supposed to board a plane to Jomsom at 7am. But the booking agency had other plans for me, canceling my booking without informing me. Of course! So, one wasted trip to the airport later, everything … Continue reading

Kathmandu Komment: quake update III

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Internet is patchy at best here. I just moved from a residence that had wifi and water to a hotel that has neither, despite promising water just yesterday. I am now in a cafe barely 1km away that has wifi but … Continue reading

Kathmandu

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The culture shock from any other place I have been in the past few months is dramatic. This is a different world. I am staying in a private residence with a retired couple who have four children, three of whom … Continue reading