Category Archives: spirtual travel

Our first night together in Kathmandu, 2017

IMG_2576 Langtang in Nepal was the destination in 2017 for the tenth TOYL trek. No wonder this remote destination was #42 on The New York Times list of 53 places to go in 2017! The 12 adventerous hikers jumped into … Continue reading

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The Trek of Your Life*

*with gratitude to Sydney Frymire for use of TTOYL as my title for this post! Guest post by: Susie Sutherland I returned two weeks ago from my month long trip to Nepal. The experience – deep and wide – has … 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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Update, 2014 trip to Nepal and Music Program

Our music/dance program was more successful than anyone imagined it would be. While we were there we had a chance to get to know many of the musicians. They are the most gracious people we’ve ever met. Thanks to your … Continue reading

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Music program & Fund Raising Concert for children in Nepal

Our next voluntourism group is going to Nepal October 21, 2014. We’re returning to volunteer in Dadagaun Village School and orphanage in the foothills surrounding Kathmandu. Enough money was raised to use Nepalese music and dance to enhance the school … Continue reading

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Our next trip is close!

There are 8 people joining me for our fifth The Trek of Your Life voluntourism trip to Nepal. We’ll spend 3-4 days working in Dadagaun Village School and orphanage in the foothills surrounding Kathmandu. I raised enough money with crowdrise … Continue reading

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Our 5th Voluntourism trip to Nepal forming-Oct. 21-Nov. 1, 2014

This belated post contains brief highlights from our last trips in Nepal. Since I’ve been back, I’ve followed up on contacts made while I was there and started marketing for our next trip in 2012. We used the same voluntourism … Continue reading

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Another article about Nepal-link to Washington Post Article

Here is the link to Paige McClanahan’s article, A Walk on the High Side in the Washington Post travel section today.  http://www.washingtonpost.com/todays_paper?dt=2012-06-10&bk=F&pg=1 The hike we do is on along a trail that has a fantastic view of the Annapurna Range. … Continue reading

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