Wandering Footsteps: Wandering the World One Step at a Time » Blog

Tag Archives: Mini-holidays

Dharamsala is a special place. Given to the Dalai Lama and the Tibetan gov’t in exile in the late 50s, it is the largest Tibetan community outside of Tibet, and hometown of my friend Doka. In the last 10 years, it has become quite a tourist destination, as the popularity of the Tibetan cause, Buddhism, […]

View full post »

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 […]

View full post »

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 […]

View full post »

Eating sugarcane (see Friday’s entry) My sisters sitting in the cab during out day out on the town (see Saturday) At Mahendra Pul (see all entries, though this photo was taken on Saturday Well, I am winding down a wonderful 4 day vacation. Yes, I have not been to school since Thursday – and I […]

View full post »