Monthly Archives: November 2013

Acclimatization

This weekend, I travelled to Nagarkot, a village on the edge of the Kathmandu Valley with amazing views of the Himalaya. Though it has been nearly a month since we moved in to our areas and the shock of being … Continue reading

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Elections in Nepal

Well, the election has come and gone, and life is slowly getting back to normal in Kathmandu. For the last few weeks, the city was gradually taken over and brought to a standstill in preparation for the election.  First came … Continue reading

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Lessons from Nepal 5: Development

When I thought about coming to Nepal because I wanted to try living in a developing country, I didn’t fully think through what it would be like to watch the actual process of development. I had read about “development” in … Continue reading

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Lessons from Nepal 4: Sometimes, Don’t Wear Boots

A few weeks ago, I wrote about how the first lesson I learned in Nepal was to always wear hiking boots, so as to be prepared for whatever might arise over the course of the day. I explained that the … Continue reading

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