Monthly Archives: February 2013

Nepali Neckbreakers

Neckbreakers are what I call the mountains in which I live.  I won’t lie, one of the things that I love about living Nepal is quite possibly also one of the things that I hate.  Trekking/hiking.  I love it.  I … Continue reading

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The Capital, the City, and the Village

My time in Nepal is in one of these three places.   They are so different yet they each contain some aspect of Nepali culture. The capital is, of course, Kathmandu.  I haven’t seen it all- or discovered even the tip of … Continue reading

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First Things, First

Driving in Nepal has got to be the most terrifying experience of my life.  I normally just shut my eyes- and pray to quickly arrive.  In Nepal, we drive like the British- they drive on the left side of the … Continue reading

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Nature’s Vindictive Revenge

…is jet lag.  I don’t really understand it, how it works, or how to beat it.  I read that if you just make it to actual bed time, your body will right itself and bada bing, bada boom.  That is … Continue reading

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There’s no crying in baseball.

But there is a lot of crying in goodbyes.  It seemed like just yesterday I kissed my parents goodbye in Charleston, SC.  But sometime over the hour flight to DC, I became a crier.  I am not a crier, I … Continue reading

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