Nepal

Back in Kathmandu on our way to Northern India

Back in Kathmandu on our way to Northern India

Dear friends and family, This is our final few days in Kathmandu, in a country for which we’ve developed enormous affection. Nepal is one of the most beautiful countries in Asia. And the people are among the best we’ve encountered. We just wrapped up another contract...

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Our exciting week in the world of Nepali politics

Our exciting week in the world of Nepali politics

The political situation here in Nepal remains uncertain.  However, following the dissolution of the Constituent Assembly in the wake of its failure to deliver a draft constitution, life pretty much returned to normal. The bandhas have stopped and generally you’d never...

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“Nepal plunges into turmoil as confusion reigns”

“Nepal plunges into turmoil as confusion reigns”

The headline in today's paper The Himalayan Times: Nation plunges into turmoil as confusion reigns. We are back in Kathmandu at our hotel. We spent a very peaceful few days meditating at the Vipassana Centre - known as  Dhamma Shringa - in Shiva Puri National Park...

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Across Tibet to Mount Everest, then overland to Kathmandu

Across Tibet to Mount Everest, then overland to Kathmandu

Lhasa was more developed than we expected. It’s a lovely city, much cleaner than other Chinese cities. The air is good, too. A nice change. The altitude in Tibet take considerable adjustment. At over 3600 metres, you really feel it. Several times during our trip...

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