The true rock stars of Nepal
I can an hear him coming as I glance across the room of my trekkers lodge. “The mountain is clear, the mountain is clear,” whispers our guide Raju in a voice so soft it seems intended to awaken us without actually disturbing our sleep.
A meeting with the Seven Women of Nepal
My taxi pulls up outside some rusty wrought iron gates. Inside is one of Nepal’s philanthropic success stories: a tiny business that’s slowly changing the lives of local women.
Alone with my thoughts in the high Himalayas
Despite developments in education and road construction, many parts of Nepal remain inaccessible. Nearly 80 percent of its 30 million people live in rural areas, where the economy is dominated by subsistence agriculture.