Category Archives: voluntourism in Nepal

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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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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photos after earth quake from Dadagaun Orphanage

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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 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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