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Revisiting the Monastery

  Seven years ago, my partner Adam and I spent the summer teaching English to young monks in Sonada, near ...

A (Slow and Boring) Passage to India

When we heard the term "overnight bus", we assumed we would arrive in India the following day. When we heard the word ...

Filming in Himalayan Schools

"Namaste" I said, as I bent my head to receive my garland of flowers and white silken scarf, pressing my hands together ...

A Veggie In… Nepal

Nepal is vegetarian heaven. From huge chow meins, to aromatic curries, to tasty momos (dumplings), almost all dishes ...

Partying, Nepali Style

"I think it's a bit small", I stated the obvious as the female members of my host family giggled. After trading my worn ...

A Home Stay in the Himalayas

"You're sure you don't want more?" our host, Arjun, enquired, looking puzzled as his son, Arpan, cleared away my ...