Archive for Category: "nepal"
A pressing but sensitive consideration when uprooting your life from one continent to another is making friends–as an adult
Despite Pashupatinath’s smoke, tourists, and locals charging for photographs, Pashupatinath turned out to be a relaxing and fascinating site. One of Nepal’s holiest Hindu temples, it gave my partner and me a glimpse into Nepal’s religious life
‘You love writing…. so why aren’t you a writer?’ This was question I had asked myself hundreds, if not thousands of times over the years. My answers were weak excuses.
Roseanne Cash once said, “The key to change is to let go of fear.” Two years ago, I quit my comfy tenured teaching position, sold my car, moved all of my possessions into storage, said goodbye to my family, and boarded a plane for the United Arab Emirates. I had never been more scared in my life
Last week I left the country of Bangladesh for the first time in three and a half months to travel to the neighboring country of Nepal. Walking out of the Kathmandu airport felt like I had entered a new planet, I was on new soil and breathing in the comparatively fresh, Nepali air