Archive Apr. 2014

12
Apr

What a Difference a Day Makes

Nyalam, Tibet April 11, 2014 Namaste Dear Family & Friends Yesterday, we drove to the border of Nepal & Tibet and stayed in a village on the Nepal side of the border since there was not enough time to cross the border. The journey up the mountain roads to the border was, as always, rough. […]

9
Apr

BACK IN KATHMANDU

Kathmandu, Nepal April 9, 2014 Namaste Everyone: I flew back to Kathmandu this morning after a wonderful interlude in Pokhora. I had such a great time on this side trip. Yesterday, I decided to experience the longest zip line ride in the world in the mountains near Pokhora. The drop is over 2,000 feet from […]

7
Apr

SOARING LIKE A GORAK

Pokhora, Nepal April 7, 2014 Namaste Family & Friends: I really love Pokhora.   I had a nice dinner last night at the Moondance restaurant.  Angel hair pasta cooked in a nice pesto sauce. After dinner, I walked the main thoroughfare and returned to my room around 10pm. I decided to take a shower and go […]

6
Apr

Decompressing in Pokhora

Pokhora, Nepal April 6, 2014 Namaste Everyone: The last few days have been a whirlpool of activity, including receptions, dinners, meetings, briefings at the Ministry and hours of working with my electronics. I’m a bit exhausted. The noise, pollution, traffic and hoards of people and machinery competing for space in Kathmandu add to the stress. […]