Monthly Archives: March 2013

Boudha Stupa

Another place to visit in Kathmandu is Boudha.  It is a huge buddhist stupa.  In the middle of the circle is a buddhist temple. You can go through the door, past these giant prayer wheels and climb on the roof … Continue reading

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I have friends in…

I forget that I have talked about my friends that I met, but haven’t really introduced them.  I am sure you will get to know them, and I am sure I will blog about them and the ridiculous things they … Continue reading

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Exploring the Capital

Kathmandu is full of places to eat, shop, visit, and my favorite- people watching.  Last week, I went into the city intent on seeing the sites and to practice my Nepali.  So I started in Thamel [the touristy part of Kathmandu] … Continue reading

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Almost Accident and Some Self Doubt

I wasn’t driving.  Yesterday I went exploring Kathmandu- pictures and blog will sometime be updated.  I admire people that post every week.  Anyway- so I am really self-conscious about speaking Nepali;  I feel stupid when it takes me a while … Continue reading

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I Used to Love Animals

I used to love pretty much all animals.  Dogs were playful, cats were annoying, cows were cute, I though goats and sheep were cool, chickens were alright. I won’t lie, I have always hated monkeys- first of all they are … Continue reading

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You can Learn to Do Anything from YouTube

First of all- sorry mama. Before leaving for Nepal I really wanted to pierce my nose. With my old job, they didn’t allow any out of the ordinary facial piercings.  After arriving in Nepal, I noticed that EVERYONE has their … Continue reading

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Kitchen Adventures.

In the city, we cook for pretty much every meal.  We bring in things we can’t get here- everything except flour, sugar, fruits, milk, eggs, vegetables, and noodle packets.  And so quickly we run out of things to make.   … Continue reading

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