Tag Archives: Mountains

Koetchapari Lake

August 2010 Jon and I relatively quickly took our leave from Pelling, taking another jeep a couple of hours to Koetchapari Lake.  We had had a friend on our study abroad trip who had done her Independent Study Project here, … Continue reading

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Sikkim Adventures: Pelling

Early August, 2010 From Kalimpong, Jonathan and I did indeed venture on to Sikkim.  We took a jeep to Pelling – a little town nestled in the hills.  There we ventured to the Pemayangtse Monastery and then stopped at a … Continue reading

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Darjeeling Photographs

August 2010 Darjeeling – an old British Hill Station where the British living in the plains of India could escape the summer swelter.  Indeed, it seemed as if, no matter the time of year, the temperature was always somewhere between … Continue reading

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A saw-whet owl and other small wonders

Hi mum and dad, Just really quick because I am on a limited time internet usage – I’m doing wonderfully.  Took Jon up to Pine Mt – didn’t see anyone, but got to share the ledges, blueberry picking and Chapel … Continue reading

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figuring out life (and other minor details)

7/24/09 timi kasto chhau (how are you)?  ke gardaichhau (what are you up to)?  I am so curious about how you are and how life is – moving, work, your family back in Balkot, missing mat, being in kathmandu, all … Continue reading

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Trekking the Himalayas

July 3, 2009 Namaste all! It has been such a long time since I have written, not because I have nothing to share but because in fact there is so much – the last two months have been incredibly full, … Continue reading

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News in a nutshell

June 3, 2009 Dear Mum and Dad, Hi!  Dad, thanks for the wonderful email.  I’m glad you’re home and well.  Life is good here.  Very very engaging and I find myself hardly having time to sit and write an email.  … Continue reading

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Solukhumbu and Khotang PHOTOGRAPHS

May 2009 So words are fine, but they say that a picture is worth a thousand words, so here are some photographs from my trip out in the field.  Thanks much to everyone at dZi Foundation (http://www.dzifoundation.org/) that made it … Continue reading

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Return from Solu Khumbu and Khotang

June 1, 2009 Hi Gracie, How are you?  It has been such a long time!  I just got back from my trip out to the field  (on May 30th) and have been busy with work each day since with hardly a … Continue reading

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Back in the land of internet…

… though no roads! May 29, 2009 Dear Kara, Thanks for your beautiful email.  You sound like you are doing so well and Texas sounds wonderful.  Smile.  I am sitting in a little room in a white stone house in … Continue reading

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