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Before I move on to my experiences in Thailand (and I have been in Bangkok less than 48 hours and can tell you there is a lot to write about, not...

Today I’m leaving Nepal after nearly two months of wonderful adventures. As opposed to gracefully fading away, however, the last four days after returning from Bhaktapur have been exceptionally hectic. Not...

Visiting Bhaktapur was really a treat. It is an extremely old city, dating back centuries, an ancient capital of Nepal and has been listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO....

The past three days I have spent in Sauraha, Chitwan, a place totally opposite of the cool, mountainous area of Nepal I left. It is flat, super hot and extremely humid....

Today was time to say good-bye to all of my new friends at the school project and move on. I had originally intended to leave tomorrow, on the 20th, but had...

The power situation has been especially challenging this week as two days in a row we experienced intense storms. They reminded me of some of the worse tropical storms I have...

It’s amazing how adaptable we are as humans. I’ve been here in Gaunshahar for two weeks and have completely settled into the routine of daily life. So much so that taking...

If you read books on trekking in Nepal they will state that June and July is monsoon season and recommend not visiting during these months. During monsoon it rains every day,...

I am happy to report that lizard women successfully survived washing her hair in a cold shower. The trick is to wash your hair first under the lower faucet then wring...

At the conclusion of the epic bus journey I arrived safely and intact at the home of Shamser, the volunteer host. When I arrived, around 5 pm I found 11 other...