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Family Road Trip!

April 29th, 2009 4 Comments

On the weekend of April 11th I arrived in Malang, where I am now.  Originally the plan had been to land in Jakarta and then travel by bus and train to Malang, while visiting Indonesia along the way: Bandung, Pekalongan, Borobodur, Surabaya and then Malang. However, because of the election – which is a national [...]


Au Revoir

July 27th, 2007 2 Comments

Yesterday was my last day at FTG Nepal, and today is my last day in Kathmandu. A clichéd as it sounds, I don’t know where the time went. I clearly remember a week and a half ago, when I felt like I had so much time left and I was starting to really miss my [...]



July 24th, 2007 1 Comment

Last week, it was late in the evening, as I ended up taking an unscheduled nap when I got back to the hotel, and I was wandering Thamel, looking for a place to have dinner. This was the evening I realized that almost every menu in Thamel is the same <grin>. The standard offering is [...]


What Time Is It? That’s right…it’s Elephant O’clock!

July 22nd, 2007 3 Comments

My trip to Royal Chitwan National Park was great, if very brief. Chitwan is on the southern border of Nepal, and the park itself eventually gives way to India. This area is the Tarai region of Nepal, the hot, flat lowlands of the country. I was warned that there would be oppressive heat – and [...]


CECI Team Canada

July 21st, 2007 1 Comment

I had the chance to go out with the other Canadian volunteers working with CECI here in Kathmandu last Wednesday. It was a great time, and fun was had by all – even if we talked a little be too much about our work here in Nepal <grin>. This is Erica and Karen. Erica is [...]


New Friends I

July 15th, 2007 2 Comments

I have been so lucky and have met so many wonderful people since I have travelled to Nepal. In fact, I’m rather behind on posting about them, so its definitely time to start!On my way to Kathmandu, I flew through Doha, Qatar. We landed at about midnight local time – when we left the plane [...]