Category Archives: Asia

Photo of the day(/month?): Mani Walls, Deurali

September 27, 2010:┬ámani walls at the Deurali Pass, Solu-Khumbu, Nepal This time last year, I was two days into a three week trek from the middle hills of Nepal up through the Himalayas and back again. When I returned, having … Continue reading

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you know it is going to be a great day when…

…you can see the Himalayas from your window in the middle of monsoon season. Confession: Today wasn’t a great day… it probably wasn’t even good. Internet service calls, frequent phone calls to the landlord about small but vital tasks that … Continue reading

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Four years of July 4ths

Yesterday marked the first 4th of July that I have celebrated in America since 2007. Ergo, I thought I’d take a look back at where I’ve been during my last few fourths. (and try saying “few fourths” several times fast) … Continue reading

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What is the wat?

As two friends of mine are soon meeting up in Bangkok to commence their envy-inducing peregrinations of Southeast Asia, I thought I’d take a moment (or a few posts) to reminisce about my time spent in Thailand on two separate … Continue reading

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