Bodnath Stupa, Kathmandu, Nepal

Nepal still needs your help

Late one afternoon last December, on a break from a photography assignment in Kathmandu, Nepal, I returned to my guesthouse for a rest. After...
Sherpa Outdoor

Kathmandu’s Sherpa Outdoor Orphan Home

  Last month, my camera and I spent two weeks at the Sherpa Outdoor Orphan Home in Kathmandu, Nepal. It was my second visit in...
Curry Without Worry

“Healthy meals for hungry souls” in Kathmandu, Nepal

When I was in Kathmandu last summer, I received a call from a Nepali friend late one afternoon, asking if I would be interested...
Prayer flags Nepal

Prayer flags, prayer wheels & mani stones in Nepal

On my first trip to Nepal many years ago, I was struck by symbols of Buddhism almost everywhere. Following the lead of my Sherpa...
Volunteering in Nepal

Volunteering in Nepal, at Third Eye Mom

Have you ever considered combined trekking and volunteering in Nepal? I joined Classrooms In the Clouds on a 11 day trek along the old Everest...
Buddhist wall painting

Buddhist wall paintings for Chhairo Gompa, Nepal

Painted images are highly valued as tools representing the teachings of the Buddha. Buddhist wall paintings representing protector deities line the walls of temples...
Restoration Works International

In Nepal’s Lower Mustang, volunteers restore Chhairo Gompa

The Chhairo Gompa complex is a Buddhist center of learning in Nepal's Lower Mustang Valley. Located south of Marpha on the Kali Gandaki River,...

Return to Kathmandu

My first trip to Nepal was in 1977 when I trekked to the Everest Base Camp. For more than twenty years, I had dreamed...
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