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Monthly Archives: July, 2015

Stumbling upon a shanty-town work of art in Kathmandu

(Continued from yesterday.) … From there I crossed the toxic Bagmati River, and eventually stumbled across a slum called Bainsighat – a tight-knit community of up to 800 people living in around 150 homes. Again, … Continue reading

July 31, 2015 · 3 Comments

This world is but a canvas to our imagination. *

By now you know that I love Kathmandu: its vibrant streets, vibrant people and vibrant, living history. One of the things that struck me on my first day here, driving from … Continue reading

July 30, 2015 · 4 Comments

Wordless Wednesday: In Kathmandu

July 29, 2015 · 2 Comments

Seeing the world through fresh eyes

Yes, it’s a wonderful world here in Kathmandu. So different to what we know in the West; so full of colour, life and resourcefulness.

July 28, 2015 · 2 Comments

Tourists for the day

I’m not one for being all touristy, but I am in Kathmandu, a city saturated in history. After much deliberation, a few of us decided to visit the Swayambhunath Temple, a UNESCO … Continue reading

July 27, 2015 · 1 Comment


I came across this young lass up in the mountains last week. The Boy Scouts clearly have nothing on her when it comes to the motto “be prepared”.

July 26, 2015 · 5 Comments

Two months into earthquake relief in Nepal

Yesterday I mentioned the twin earthquakes that struck Nepal in April and May this year. I am here in Nepal working with Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) who are coordinating helicopter flights … Continue reading

July 24, 2015 · 1 Comment

Destruction in Nepal

On 25 April this year a major earthquake, known as the Gorkha earthquake and measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale, hit Nepal, west of its capital Kathmandu. 450 000 people were … Continue reading

July 23, 2015 · 2 Comments

Wordless Wednesday: To work and back home in Kathmandu

…. 5.50am …. …. 4pm ….

July 22, 2015 · 2 Comments

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