Tag Archives: Brass Band

life is better when the major events are accompanied by a theme song

theme song Maybe you did not know that CCNEPal had a theme song. Here is one version of it. I write this the day I put batch thirteen in the 2013 record books – there are only three batches remaining … Continue reading

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Where Do You Park an Elephant *During Monsoon?*

So I was up early to take taxi to Kanti Path near Thamel. It’s the point from which nice Tourist Buses depart for Chitwan and Pokhara. Aarju Niraula met me there and we were joined by Rajani the in-charge of … Continue reading

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A Hindu Wedding in Old Kathmandu, brass band, raksi, and mother-in-law

Start off with some puffery: There are hundreds, perhaps thousands of foriegn medical volunteers who come here, but not very many get a newspaper article written about their project. Here is one about me. I am flattered, of course. Chuba part … Continue reading

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A Day off to Explore Old Kathmandu and find – – – the love of my life?

A Day off About twenty days (hard to believe) since I landed,  nearly a quarter of the time has gone by. I spent a lot of time doing the administrative work to get my program off the ground, and have … Continue reading

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