Dare to Dream • Dhurba’s Sapana Eco-Village in Chitwan • NEPAL

Saturday, April 22, 2017

For many of us, dreams are about “getting” something; they’re selfish….For Dhurba, dreaming means giving. “My parents are farmers. I never finished school.” He came from a poor…

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Dare to Dream • Dhurba’s Sapana Eco-Village in Chitwan • NEPAL

Thursday, March 3, 2016

For many of us, dreams are about “getting” something; they’re selfish….For Dhurba, dreaming means giving. “My parents are farmers. I never finished school.” He came from a poor…

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Pema Diki SHERPA Conquers Mount Everest

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Pema Diki Sherpa conquered Mount Everest. In fact, she is one of the first and very few Nepali women to ever climb Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the…

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Handmade SEL ROTI • a Donut-like Delicacy

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Sel Roti is Nepal’s version of a donut. It’s lightly sweet, fried and eaten with your hands. Traditionally, Roti was considered a delicacy and made for the festival of…

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Making Handwoven DHAKA Fabric

Thursday, December 25, 2014

These two beautiful women make Nepal’s traditional Dhaka fabric in a workshop behind their house. The daughter is studying to be a teacher but still weaves in her spare…

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BOUDHA’s Golden Eyes • Prayers at the Buddhist Stupa

Thursday, December 25, 2014

The best thing about exploring the Boudha neighborhood are the crisp sounds of bells and swish of worshipers’ feet, circling the giant stupa (similar to a temple or…

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Hot fried SAMOSA • Fast (fried) food

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Even in Nepal, high in the mountains, you can get fast food. Samosa (or Singoda in Nepal) is served on almost every street corner at any time of…

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Trekking to MARDI HIMAL • A Hike to Base Camp

Thursday, December 25, 2014

There are hardly any other hikers and only bare-bones facilities on the way up to Mardi Himal (5,587 m). Its a wild ride through various climate zones – all…

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