After a long day at work or after a day of trekking and riding around on an elephant (pictured), there is something universal about kicking back and drinking a cold one while watching the sunset. Nepal has a variety of their own brew and imported but locally bottled beers as well. You will find these […]
Mens Time, originally uploaded by gord clements. A common scene along the streets of Nepal. You can imagine that this is how news is spread, information is shared, and real decisions are made. Who needs email or the Internet.
Here is a list of some of our favourite restaurants we have been to so far in Nepal. Maps coming soon. (this is an ongoing list-in-progress) OR2K *** $$ WIFI – Thamel Go for the Mediterranean food, the black-light ambience and best included WIFI-Internet connection Royal Saino – Belle Mo:mo *** $$ – Durbar Marg […]
My first Kiva loan is a success and within a week it was distributed to my family of choice in Cambodia… Thank you for your loan. It has been disbursed to Yen Hoeun by Hattha Kaksekar Limited (HKL), a partner of Save the Children in Cambodia. We are excited to watch this business grow. Over […]
From the archives of volunteers past, my colleagues and I have found a really good cookbook for people living and working in the region. Entitled, “Himalayan Gourmet – A Guide to Cooking in Nepal”, this hundred page book was written by past U.S. Peace Corps Volunteers and provides a conglomeration of recipes as well useful […]
So today, it is with deepest regrets to say that my relationship with Shiva Ratri has ended prematurely. We had fun on our dates, logged many late night hours on the Internet, travelled together to various places in Nepal, etc., BUT it just didn’t work out as I was looking for something different to compliment […]
….may not be so bad. (this is one of those weird posts that I wrote and has been in draft for sometime while I debated whether or not to post it. Bah, here it is…) It is an inevitable reality BUT who says you can’t have a good time while your stomach is in knots. […]