Author Archives: kristinpaulson

Planes Trains and Automobiles

Well, the train part will just be the shuttle at DIA, but close enough, I say. I’m packed and ready to head out the door. Sipping on my last cup of inferno-like Napali milk tea and not quite sure how … Continue reading

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Showdown at the OK Corral

Morning friends and neighbors πŸ™‚ The countdown till my departure from Nepal has begun and I realized I hadn’t shared anything with you for far too long.Β  Last weekend I was in Pokhara with two friends I had made the … Continue reading

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Jonestown, Kathmandu

Alternative titles for this post: – “Worshiping the porcelain god…no, really” – “If the rhino charges, throw your clothes and hide behind a tree.” -“All the Dutch are arrogant. every. last. one.” **This post is very long. Horribly, self-indulgently and … Continue reading

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Surprise!

I know you are all shocked and amazed at my premature return to filling your inboxes with random babbles (also thrilled and ecstatic and definitely not racing to get to the delete button before having to read a sentence more). … Continue reading

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Bhaktapur, buses and bandhs – hooray!

***I would like to apologize in advance for the extensive use of caps in this post – it’s been an all caps kind of week – I particularly apologize to Ms. Rea, who may be especially offended*** Hi loves – … Continue reading

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More than you ever wanted to know about my daily happenings, you sick, sick voyeurs

Oh Nepal. Anytime anything goes wrong or slow or just plain silly, it can be explained away with an exasperated “oh, Nepal” and an eyeroll. 4 inches of water in the street? Oh, Nepal. Cucumber and mayonnaise sandwiches for dinner? … Continue reading

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Working girl in Nepal (get yer heads out of the gutter you louts!)

Today is the first work day – I still haven’t gotten a hold of my contact for the group I’m supposed to be working with here in Kathmandu, so I’ll be going with a couple of the other volunteers to … Continue reading

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