Posts Tagged: Patan

Meeting Jessica’s Kathmandu

Earlier in April I took a few weeks out to host my parents on their first ever visit to Asia and show them my life here in Nepal. I showed them the Himalaya at dawn and Durbar square at sunset.

Meeting Jessica’s Kathmandu

Earlier in April I took a few weeks out to host my parents on their first ever visit to Asia and show them my life here in Nepal. I showed them the Himalaya at dawn and Durbar square at sunset.

Where are we now?

So, where are we now? It’s mid-November, more than 6 months have passed since the earthquake. The evenings are drawing in and the first snows have fallen at higher altitudes. Since I wrote in mid-October work has continued though things

Where are we now?

So, where are we now? It’s mid-November, more than 6 months have passed since the earthquake. The evenings are drawing in and the first snows have fallen at higher altitudes. Since I wrote in mid-October work has continued though things

Nepal Earthquake – the first few days

Time hasn’t really made much sense since the major earthquake hit Nepal on April 25th. So, it’s seems quite fitting that only now, almost 4 weeks on, am I able to go back and write about those first few days. Although

Nepal Earthquake – the first few days

Time hasn’t really made much sense since the major earthquake hit Nepal on April 25th. So, it’s seems quite fitting that only now, almost 4 weeks on, am I able to go back and write about those first few days. Although

My walk to work

Drawing inspiration from a former fellow volunteer Mandy’s blog I thought I would do a blog specifically about my walk to work. Every day I walk the same 20+ minute, 2km walk from my home to the AEPC office and

My walk to work

Drawing inspiration from a former fellow volunteer Mandy’s blog I thought I would do a blog specifically about my walk to work. Every day I walk the same 20+ minute, 2km walk from my home to the AEPC office and

Festival #3 Krishna Janmastami (Krishna’s birthday)

August 17th saw the celebration of Krishna’s birthday across Nepal – so yup, another festival already! For a little bit more detailed information I can recommend the following ‘Nepal Home Page’. The various quotes below are from there. “On Krishna

Festival #3 Krishna Janmastami (Krishna’s birthday)

August 17th saw the celebration of Krishna’s birthday across Nepal – so yup, another festival already! For a little bit more detailed information I can recommend the following ‘Nepal Home Page’. The various quotes below are from there. “On Krishna

Festival #1 Janai Purnima

“Hindus today (Sunday August 10th) celebrated Janai Purnima across the country by tying rakshya bandhan (sacred thread) around their wrist from priests. Legend has it that the thread protects the wearer for the entire year… Revellers thronged the temples and

Festival #1 Janai Purnima

“Hindus today (Sunday August 10th) celebrated Janai Purnima across the country by tying rakshya bandhan (sacred thread) around their wrist from priests. Legend has it that the thread protects the wearer for the entire year… Revellers thronged the temples and