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Day 9: Bamboo to Durali – The Day Above the Tree Line & Beyond Personal Prejudice

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. DAY 8 still: Through paper thin walls you could hear the hushed conversations in the late night three rooms down in each side. In the most distant room, Belal is reading Quran. Although I can’t make which Soura it is, but the mere lilt of tajweed soothes my soul and calms my nerves. I haven’t heard Quran or Athan since we came…

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Day 8: Chhomrong to Bamboo – The Day of the Helicopter & People’s True Colors

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. This entry has been modified from the original diary that was written during the trip. You’d wonder, does it take a week to see through who people really are, or is it the accident with Muna that forced some to shed the filter they used for their words and actions before they are out? Or was the hidden fear and…

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

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 girl, a psychology guy… And me! We arrive at the airport and there was an explosion of colors, sounds and smells on the spot! The…

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