Home sweet Home

It’s been two weeks since I left Nepal. I sat on a plane for 5 hours then hopped back on another plane for another 14 hour flight, which was sort of awful because the guy next to me kept cuddling on my shoulder like we were friends…. But I made it through. As soon as…

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Black Money

My last night in Nepal, it’s crazy how the semester has already gone by so fast. I have cried, adapted to my new environment, made friends, traveled on often unsafe mountain flights, and have fought the crazy amount of foreign insects in South India. During my ISP period I made some very close friendships, and…

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A new family friend

The other night I was in my sleeping bag, texting my friends back at Rollins. It was about 11 at night and I started to hear lots of noises by my giant pile of stuff in the corner of my room. I got wide eyed, and well my hands started to sweat but that could…

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Bylakuppe Adventure to South India

Bylakuppe: We left for Bylakuppe on the 12th which was a very long travel day. Knowing I had a presentation coming up in Bylakuppe, I spent the morning trying to do research, but just being part of a generation who has been spoiled with fast internet… I wanted to rip my hair out trying to…

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Happy Losar

Night one of Losar ( the Tibetan New Year) was very peaceful and made me realize how materialistic our holidays are. We started the night by some of my family’s friends coming over and I played with the kids just like I do Christmas Eve at home. I helped my ama-la and aunt prepare the…

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The Big Arrival

I MADE IT!!!! I arrived well I forget what day it actually was… I arrived on the 26th and ran into about half my group on our flight to Nepal. Walking off the plane you go outside and chill while a bus comes and picks you up and drives you to the visa area. I…

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