Monthly Archives: April 2012

The Winging-It Phase

by Laura Today we are headed from Pokhara to a city outside of Kathmandu called Panauti, where we’ll be working with a children’s home called Joining Hands Nepal.  One of our IMT therapists in Bloomfield (Julie) works with JHN, and … Continue reading

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Our Children’s Home

by Laura Today was our “rest” day in Pokhara, but it ended up getting packed. First, I woke up this morning and discovered one of my camera chips missing.  It’s a 16GB memory card with all of the photos from … Continue reading

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How to Pee in the Dark, and Cheesecake

by Lissa Back in the Hotel at Pokhara.  LOVE the hotel.  Although Kaski will forever have a dear place in my heart I was not sad to pack up and go this morning.  I don’t know if I’ll romanticize this … Continue reading

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Treating at the Tibetan Camp

by Catherine Some of my most memorable treatment experiences from Nepal will definitely be from the Tibetan Settlement. One will be treating one of the Settlement nurses. Her story was that until about age twenty she was fine, but then … Continue reading

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Treating Sonam

by Laura Last night was our last in Kaskikot.  We went to Govinda’s house for a recognition ceremony for all our volunteers and trainees.  Chitra and Govinda’s wife got excited and dressed up Catherine and Lissa and me in saris. … Continue reading

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Tibetan Camp and Kaskikot Closing Ceremony

by Lissa The Tibetan Camp day. A wild bumpy ride to and from in our van.  The energy at the camp is difficult for me- reminds me of an Indian reservation.  Will and I worked with older people who all … Continue reading

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The Day of Great Improvement

by Lissa At the end of today I feel dramatically better.  Catherine is just starting to get whatver I had – sniffling in bed. We went to the Astrologer today.  Will supposedly has 2 sons.  Very positive about both our … Continue reading

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