Travel Nepal

Tika Nepal! How did that happen?

April 28, 2017

In some of my previous posts I mentioned that I opened a shop, and briefly talked about some of the events and people leading up to the opening of that shop in Nepal, but I felt it was time to focus an entire post just on the shop itself and how it came to be. […]

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Meeting with Niisha's Family

Basic Nepali – enough to get by

April 16, 2017

After spending two years in Nepal, I have picked up enough to be able to converse with those that don’t speak any English, and some words and phrases that help as I am walking around Lakeside and the women ask me if I would like some bananas or oranges, or when I want to specify […]

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Be Wary of the People of Nepal

March 28, 2017

In early 2017 I met a very nice Nepali man that was the same age as the man I was previously involved in that owned Hidden Paradise in Nepal. Because of the hurt and damage caused by that man I did not trust any Nepali men that pursued me. This man was told I can design […]

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Hidden Paradise – A Hotel Built from the Generosity of Guests

March 15, 2017

Hidden Paradise Guest House is a small hotel ran by a friendly Nepali family in the hills of Nepal just north of Pokhara. Guests enjoy the quiet surroundings and the view of the lake that Pokhara nestles on. What a lot of the guests don’t know is that the place is managed by a very […]

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Tibetan Pony

April 20, 2016

In November of 2015 I found myself volunteering in Nepal for a couple of weeks. During that time, I ended up falling in love with the country and extended my stay an extra week to get to know the people I had come to know better and enjoy more of what Pokhara and Nepal had […]

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The Top 10 Things to Do in Pokhara

March 13, 2016

Forget all the usual top 10 things to do in Pokhara that everyone else posts about and get a look at the list I have put together for you. I have lived in Pokhara since November of 2015 and have come to learn that there are more things to do in Pokhara than the usual […]

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No Petrol Nepal

Just In Time – Nepal’s Fuel Crisis is Coming to a Close

February 14, 2016

With just a few weeks before i leave on my next adventure to Nepal, finally, there is some good news, and it is not just “cheap gas.” The Madhesi have changed their position on a closed border. The blockade has lasted about five months, closing the India-Nepal border, effectively reducing medical supplies, petroleum products, etc. […]

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#BackOffIndia – Growing Concern Over the Nepal Fuel Crisis

December 11, 2015

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Would You Pay $15 per Gallon for Gas?

November 21, 2015

That’s what the people of Nepal are paying for their Petrol (what us Americans call “Gas”). I arrived in Khatmandu on November 2, 2015 after two weeks in India building a chicken coop in the Odisha state. The taxi cabs were outside waiting for customers to drive to their destinations. Kara, Katherine, Barb and myself […]

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