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Shipping books for charities...
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I know there was a post on the forum about this before but i was wondering if any one knows anything about shipping used books for schools and children's charities to Nepal. I have a LARGE number of…Continue

Tags: Schools, Books, Charity, Nepal, Shipping

Started this discussion. Last reply by Divya Bhusal Oct 26, 2011.

Volunteering in Nepal
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I want to do some volunteering while i am in Nepal. I think it is better to work with NGOs that are started by the community. I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions. I work in the media so…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ajay R Tuladhar Sep 27, 2011.

Strike on Wednesday?
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Does anyone know anything about the strike coming up? How long is it for? Do domestic planes still run?Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Shore May 3, 2011.

Nepali New Year - What to do?
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I know Nepali New Year is coming up soon. I am wondering if anyone knows a good place to go on Nepali New Year Eve? Do they have big parties in Kathmandu or is it just another day?

Started this discussion. Last reply by kaushik sharmah Mar 31, 2011.

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Posted on July 12, 2011 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

Cultural complexity in Nepal

I was recently asked to write about the cultural complexity of Nepal, focusing on Buddhism and Hindu faiths. As i am not Nepali, Hindu or Buddhist, and I have only been living in Nepal for a short time this topic was way out of my area of experience. I am not one to turn away from a challenge so here is my attempt... please feel free to point out any errors as I am new to the topic and this is how we learn!

 

Life in Nepal is a confusing mix of religious, caste, cultural and…

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Posted on July 5, 2011 at 5:30pm

Nagarkot... we hear there is a nice view

There are mountains behind all that cloud... atleast that is what we were told.

 

A few weeks ago I wrote an article about ‘nearly trekking in Kathmandu Valley’. We walked from…

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Posted on April 24, 2011 at 11:00am

Bisket Jatra - a destructive New Year

 

Boys urging the crowd to pull the Bhairav Chariot faster

 

The Bisket Jatra is considered one of the liveliest cultural festivals in the world. The celebration in Bhaktapur (14km, 1 hour drive, from Kathmandu) is a nine day celebration at the time of Nepalese New…

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Posted on April 18, 2011 at 4:55pm — 1 Comment

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At 12:26pm on December 20, 2010, Ajay R Tuladhar said…

Hey Amanda... I sent you an article on ur gmail add last week... Check it out...

At 12:41am on November 30, 2010, Brittany M said…
Moving to Nepal myself in a couple months and read some of your blog posts... very helpful and insightful... thanks
 
 
 

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