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This past Saturday I went to visit Muna’s home in Maharajgunj (where I lived my first month in Kathmandu). I hadn’t been there since June, when Doka was here visiting, and I desperately wanted to see little Kali and take her out for the day. When I arrived, however, to my surprise there were lots […]

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A sharp alarm. An icy cold shower. A slice of peanut butter toast downed with a hot cup of Nepali milk tea.And we’re off!……to Ratna Park, ready to begin our adventure, as haphazardly pieced together as my luggage.I work for a small Nepal NGO called INFO Nepal. They arrange placements all over Nepal for foreigners […]

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The goal is to keep my pants clean. So the first thing I do is roll them up… waaaaaay up. Even if I look silly.Actually I don’t care if I look silly – I already stand out with my blonde hair and blue eyes!I reach my hand in my bag, looking for my chata (umbrella) […]

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My brain is having a hard time focusing and thinking at the moment. One of our volunteers at INFO Nepal is leaving tomorrow to go to her placement in a remote area in the Everest region. I was asked to accompany her!!! None of our staff has ever been to this area to represent our […]

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Here’s an update on the various activities I’m participating in:1) My first choir practice was last night. It’s ironically on the complete opposite end of town, but it’s worth it. The choir has 99 people in it and definitely sound good. I have mixed feelings about the music (I could do without singing “Let it […]

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