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From the rubble of the Nepal earthquake


Nepal Schools Aid completes the building of a new school and refurbishment of the old at Motibinayak School in Lalitpur, Kathmandu. Post earthquake the government of Nepal didn’t seem interested, so we sorted it for them! Continue reading

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WordPress Photo Challenge: Scale!


The scale of the Himalayas is overwhelming whether you are standing on a glacier moraine or silhouetted against a mountain backdrop. These two images give some idea of the awesome scale of things in the Solu Kumbhu, Nepal. Continue reading

The alternative Kathmandu: #6 Cash, Bean and Fire!


The alternative Kathmandu If this is your second visit to Kathmandu you may be in need of a few thoughts to explore the city further, understand it more, so you don’t just have a quick stay before shooting off to Pokhara, Solu Kumbhu etc. If this is your first visit then we hope to help … Continue reading

The alternative Kathmandu: #5 The lost noses of Kirtipur!


The alternative Kathmandu If this is your second visit to Kathmandu you may be in need of a few thoughts to explore the city further, understand it more, so you don’t just have a quick stay before shooting off to Pokhara, Solu Kumbhu etc. If this is your first visit then we hope to help … Continue reading

The Himalaya Tea Shop: #4 The alternative Kathmandu


The alternative Kathmandu  If this is your second visit to Kathmandu you may be in need of a few thoughts to explore the city further, understand it more, so you don’t just have a quick stay before shooting off to Pokhara, Solu Kumbhu etc. If this is your first visit then we hope to help … Continue reading

The alternative Kathmandu: #3 A different Temple


The alternative Kathmandu  If this is your second visit to Kathmandu you may be in need of a few thoughts to explore the city further, understand it more, so you don’t just have a quick stay before shooting off to Pokhara, Solu Kumbhu etc. If this is your first visit then we hope to help … Continue reading

The alternative Kathmandu: #2 Where to find the best lunch


The alternative Kathmandu If this is your second visit to Kathmandu you may be in need of a few thoughts to explore the city further, understand it more, so you don’t just have a quick stay before shooting off to Pokhara, Solu Kumbhu etc. If this is your first visit then we hope to help … Continue reading

The alternative Kathmandu: #1 A walk back in time.


The alternative Kathmandu   If this is your second visit to Kathmandu you may be in need of a few thoughts to explore the city further, understand it more, so you don’t just have a quick stay before shooting off to Pokhara, Solu Kumbhu etc. If this is your first visit then we hope to help … Continue reading

When #Nepal was a Kingdom: Part 7, August 1st 1983


Champa goes home.  Imagine leaving home in September 1968 to attend university in a foreign country and not returning to your parents, brothers, sisters until August 1983; married, with two children, now the most educated woman in your country, the first with a doctorate. And now, you are going to walk into the house where … Continue reading

When #Nepal was a Kingdom: Part 6, August 4th 1983


Bhaktapur, The Third City The first thing you eagle eyed readers will notice is a jump in dates! This is because I wanted to continue the sequence of visiting the three cities without interruption when in reality there was a 3-4 day gap for a special birthday, a home visit and other important things. By … Continue reading

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