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Day 5: Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani – The Day of the Enchanted Forest

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. I woke up around 5 am, it was still dark outside, cold, and the warmth of the sleeping was way too enticing to let go of. Other than a distant rooster, and the snoring of a close by tired trekker, there wasn’t a sound to be heard. I felt that my breathing is too loud and might wake the whole…

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Day 1&2: Amman to Kathmandu – The day of anticipation & bad Korean food

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. The group is a bunch of strangers, could not be more diverse: a medical couple in their late 50s,  a 19  year old, a single mom, a cancer survivor, a soldier, a university professor, a vet, an art director, a software programmer, an accountant, a project manager (not me), a cardiologist, a communications guy, an oil guy, a computer games…

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The Selfless Side of Selfishness…

Do you just go on being so “selfish” in fulfilling something that you know is right, but does not seem to be in anybody’s interest? Or you ignore all the needs and wants that are stirring inside of you for the sake of being what you’re expected to be for other’s sake? But isn’t being so selfless, and measuring up to others’ expectations of you dilutes who you really are, leaving you resentful, under-appreciated and thus a worst version of who you are? Doesn’t somehow being selfish…

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The Thirties!

It doesn’t happen all of a sudden, not a flip of a switch and not on the night of your 30th birthday! Instead, it just slowly creeps on you like a giant iceberg melting at a very low temperature. Actually, you mock the transition and claim it invalid on the week of your birthday as you keep checking your face that still hasn’t developed any lines, your breasts that are still defying gravity and your ability to take the stairs three at a time without…

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عروس عمان

رواية عروس عمان تكشف عن اراء وسلوكيات مجتمعية و تبعاتها حول المثلية الجنسية، العنوسة، زواج المنفعة، التحرش الجنسي، الاغتصاب، الحب بين الديانات المختلفة، الجنس ما قبل الزواج وغيرها من المحرمات المجتمعية بجرأة مقتضبة وحبكة قريبة للواقع. عروس عمان رواية جريئة تروي قصص لمجموعة من الفتيات العمانيات “العاديّات” في قالب سلس وجميل. الاسلوب السلس لفادي زغموت الذي يستعمل بعض الكلمات العاميّة أثناء الحوار بين الشخصيات اضاف بعد حقيقي للشخصيات وقربهم من القارئ. الرواية تروى على لسان الشخصيات انفسهم، حيث ان كل فصل من الرواية يروى من…

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I don’t need a Shrink… I’ll have a best friend please!

I think that people are critical. The root cause of the depressed society is the critical society itself. We love to criticize, we love to tell you why you’re wrong (it doesn’t mean we’re right, or we even know what right is) but we sure know what is wrong, and it is what you do or what you say. We started thinking that we will be attacked for what we think, let alone what we say or do, so we decide to keep it in.

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One way or the other!

One of the things that I don’t understand, is why do people have to absolutely contradict one another with extremes! Rather than point out the difference, which could be slight or major! If someone is pro something, then s/he is so passionate in defending it that you believe his life depends on it, uses such strong and powerful language that you think he’ll jump off the pages *especially if it’s an article or a manifesto* and chew your head off. The words are so strong and…

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