All Posts by tbhandari

December 2014 Newsletter Now Available!

The December 2014 Friends of Nepal newsletter is available here. In it, we have a letter from current country director Nelson Chase, thoughts on COS’ing from a newly Returned PCV, and a profile of John Skow, N-28, a founder of the Himalayan Rescue Association.

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Pick of the Week: Blogpost on Being a Sherpa

The most recent posting on the blog What Has Good is a beautifully written essay from a young Sherpa woman describing what it really feels like to come from a climbing community. The blogpost is titled Three Springs. It’s long, but worth reading. Read it here. 

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Trekking disaster around Annapurna

Is there a Nepal PCV who hasn’t gone trekking in Nepal? The land is so beautiful and trekking is so easy—a warm, friendly tea house every few miles—that it is easy to forget that mountains are wild and dangerous places. The morning of October 15th dawned clear and beautiful, but

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Travel and Trek for Girls in Nepal!­­

Join Edge of Seven and make a difference for girls and women in Nepal! Edge of Seven, an organization committed to creating access to education for girls and women in the developing world, is currently seeking trekkers to join a fundraising trek to Everest Base Camp in October and volunteers

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