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Nepal Travel: First GoPro Outing in Bhaisepati Near Kathmandu
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Nepal Travel: First GoPro Outing in Bhaisepati Near Kathmandu

In this video, we went out with the GoPro for the first time to explore Bhaisepati, the area where our vacation rental was when we visited Nepal in 2014. Bhaisepati is a district in Patan, which is a suburb of Kathmandu.Related Posts:Traffic in Nepal: Crossing the Dotted Line at Home vs. Abroad -- By Jennifer ShippOn Being Hungry… -- By Jennifer ShippNepal Travel: Lydian vs. Bus ...
Nepal Travel: John Gets Smacked in the Head with an Umbrella in Kathmandu
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Nepal Travel: John Gets Smacked in the Head with an Umbrella in Kathmandu

On hot summer days in Kathmandu, Nepal, the umbrellas can be dangerous. Watch out. ...
Straight Men Holding Hands in Kathmandu — By Jennifer Shipp
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Straight Men Holding Hands in Kathmandu — By Jennifer Shipp

One of the strangest things about Kathmandu and Nepali culture that I simply can’t wrap my head around has to do with public displays of affection. In Nepal, it isn’t appropriate to show affection toward one’s spouse or significant other in public places. Homosexuality is frowned upon. Heterosexuality is hidden. Men are openly affectionate with each other…physically.

When we walk down the ...
Jet-Lagged in Nepal — By Lydian Shipp
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Jet-Lagged in Nepal — By Lydian Shipp

It hasn't rained hardly at all.It’s the monsoon season here in Nepal, and I haven’t seen more than a few rain clouds. But to be fair, I did feel a light mist yesterday when we were out walking.I'd been expecting a lot of rain; I carefully waterproofed my shoes with special waterproofing spray before we left in preparation for the copious amounts of rain. Although I did this, I had still been looking ...
Killing Cadbury in Kathmandu– By Jennifer Shipp
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Killing Cadbury in Kathmandu– By Jennifer Shipp

There is a cream-colored puppy who lives in our apartment complex and we’ve named him Cadbury. He follows John and me when we jog and we see him sitting here and there with various residents and guards, who are always coo-ing at him and lavishing him with attention.

I’ll admit that I’m a cat person, but I still think that some dogs are cute sometimes. In the middle of the night, however, ...
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