understanding it all

it has taken me a while to write this post – for a number of reasons really.  primarily, i’m realizing it won’t be anytime soon i’ll be able to fully process my time in Nepal.  there was just so much to take in this time, so many things that happened in a few short weeks.  and while some of those things have since ended…

out of kathmandu – finally

***DISCLAIMER*** all the pictures in this post were taken with my crappy, yet trusty Canon point and miss camera. so take them for what they are… ok, so the last few days – where to begin. i knew that coming here was primarily going to be about working with the kids, but i also wanted to take a week or so to actually see…

a few days in kathmandu

*i wrote this post about a week ago, but haven’t had good internet until now to upload the photos and post it. so it’s a bit dated, but still good i hope. and tomorrow, i plan to add another post with what we’ve been up to since this post was written (which includes some pretty awesome stuff), so look for that then. a few…

the kiddos

last time i was here, i made about the children here at the orphanage. it’s now a week in, and while i was hoping to get you an updated list, i’m still struggling to learn all the new names. nonetheless, i figured i’d give it a go. of the original boys, Shivaraj, BJ, Manoj, Nabin, and Anjil are still here. and really, none have…

UNO. lots and lots of UNO.

having settled in to my new place rather quickly, i’ve spent the past few days at the orphanage. but full disclosure first: i’ll admit i was a bit uneasy upon my arrival a few days ago – the older boys were a bit standoffish, and the younger ones, while friendly, seemed more interested in their games than the new guy at the door. and…

familiar changes

while long, the rest of my travel from Abu Dhabi went fine. shortly after arriving to the airport in Delhi, i found myself in a small waiting area with an even smaller transfer desk, staffed with one person. the time was 3:30am. remember, i had booked a ticket to India with the intent of staying there for about a week, then flying to Kathmandu…