27 April: Walking to Ghara, Nepal

27 April: Walking to Ghara

The Principal organised for Om, one of the teachers, to carry my gear in a basket.  Kumari indicated she would change her sari to walking clothes.  The Principal sent me off and Bina… Continue reading

27 April: Paudwar, Ceremony, Nepal

26 April

My sleeping isn’t great ( have I mentioned that before ha ha). Part of the problem is being in a long building with rooms that are divided but not sealed. So you can hear people easily. It seems… Continue reading

26 April: Walking to Balkara Ridge, Paudwar, Nepal

26 April

We were asked to get up at 6am to walk to the Balkara ridge, apparently it is 2 hours away. It is called Balkara or Balukara.  Not sure which is the right pronunciation.

Peter mentioned the need… Continue reading

25 April: Clowning at a School, Paudwar, Nepal

25 April Clowning at a School, Paudwar, Nepal

I didn’t sleep well (yes a familiar scene for me).  Pat and Gordon are early rises. I went to the toilet and saw Gordon and just asked if they could be… Continue reading

24 April: Walking to Paudwar, Nepal

24 April Walking to Paudwar, Nepal

When the porters were all organised Krishna led our walk. We walked down through the village walking down rock steps slowly and I was mindful of taking in the countryside. The steps slowly descended… Continue reading

23 April: Ghara, Nepal

23 April

Today I woke up early with a sniffly nose. The pace here is quite slow which is good when you are sick. There is no pressure we just get up when we do and go for breakfast. There… Continue reading

21-22 April: Ghara, Nepal

I have been unwell the last few days. I seemed to have picked up a cold from Pat who got it from someone on the plane, interesting how it spreads. She recovered within 24 hours (actually her cold kept coming… Continue reading

20 April: Travelling to Ghara, Nepal

20 April

We left Pun Hill Guest House at Pokhara. Peter indicated we were to leave by 9.30am. I was in a rush as I am feeling tired and prefer not to have to move fast. I understand there are… Continue reading

Swayambhunath Monkey Temple, Kathmandu, Nepal

My friends and I were taken to the Monkey Temple.  Here is some information from Wikipedia about this spiritual place.

Swayambhunath (Devanagari: स्वयम्भूनाथ स्तुप; sometimes romanized Swoyambhunath) is an ancient religious complex atop a hill in… Continue reading

Visiting Hanuman Dhoka in Kathmandu, Nepal

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hanuman_Dhoka

Hanuman Dhoka is a complex of structures with the Royal Palace of the Malla kings and also of the Shah dynasty in the Durbar Square of central Kathmandu, Nepal. It is spread over five acres. The Hanuman… Continue reading

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