My Heart Breaks for Nepal & Friends in Kathmandu

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It’s heartbreaking to see the devastation and utter collapse in Kathmandu and Nepal— that region of breathtaking views, plunging valleys, terraced rice paddies, crimson-clad pilgrims and warm-hearted people, who bring strangers and travelers home and into their hearts as my … Continue reading

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Kathmandu Arrival, the Ancient Unknown and Daddy’s Dreams Photo Essay

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When I first began writing about taking my dad to Asia, in a story titled “Why Kathmandu,” I came across this Wendell Berry quote that resonated:             […w]hen you leave familiar ground and step off alone into a new place, there … Continue reading

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What it Takes to Get to the Himalayas (via Turkey)

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In case you wondering what it takes to get to the Himalayas from the US, I’ve pasted what one day’s worth of research has revealed on this project. It’s complicated, but possible. This post was inspired by a blogger who … Continue reading

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