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A man from the Netherlands had been staying at my hotel ever since my arrival. He is here doing “research” on street children, who are certainly plentiful in the touristy-Thamel area of Kathmandu. I would often see this man eating breakfast with various young Nepali children, so one day I asked him if this was […]

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Out of everyone in the house he’s the one who’s most frequently absent. He has a very important position with a company that provides internet connection to most people in Pokhara. Because of his position, he doesn’t really have any days off – he is always on call, even on weekends, and so often disappears […]

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Her family lives in the same village that the Acharyas are from and the two families have known each other for a long time. Gita’s family is incredibly poor – their meals consist of plain rice with salt and chilies on top for flavor. They don’t have money for vegetables or meal, or even daal! […]

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