Category Archives: ethical voluntourism

The Trek Begins

Guest post by: Susie Sutherland   “A trek, by its very nature, is an arduous journey.” –Sydney Frymire, The Trek of Your Life We left Kathmandu by mini-bus on Wednesday, October 5, picked up our Nepali trekking crew and swapped … Continue reading

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Headed to the Himalaya

Guest post: Susie Sutherland A quick post this evening. I spent the day on a plane from San Francisco to D.C., and tomorrow my mother, Carol, and I will fly from DC via Dubai to Kathmandu, Nepal. We are going … Continue reading

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Update from the Trek: Doha, Qatar

As always, I’m excited to be returning to Nepal. This year there are two groups trekking with me  and 10% of the trips’ costs will be donated to charities in Nepal. This flipagram my daughter made for me from our trip last … Continue reading

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Brick making machine for rebuilding in Nepal

One of the options we’ve discussed is the import of a manual brick making machine (s) that would be invaluable to Dadagaun (and indeed other villagers) so that they can recycle the original mud bricks that they have in their … Continue reading

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