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Wide Open Vistas

Today I had a really fun and interesting experience in Kathmandu. Seth Wolpin gave me the opportunity to actually see where donations to Wide Open Vistas go. First we visited the school where WOV is planning to build new bathrooms for the kids. After, we visited with a couple of girls who are being sponsored by WOV’s donors, which means their education is paid for, plus they …

Giving Back

In exactly one week from today I’m boarding a plane to Kathmandu. At this moment I’m filled with nervous excitement. I feel well prepared but the truth is that I have no idea what exactly I’m going to encounter, so I may be over or under prepared…I’ll find out pretty soon here! Up until this point I’ve simply been in love with the idea of …

Update on GHT Planning

As of March 24, 2015 Planning has been coming along slowly but surely. Here’s a list of notable things I’ve accomplished/gathered recently: LANGUAGE I’ve been meeting weekly with a very kind Nepali woman who has agreed to teach me basic Nepali language skills. The language is so different from English, it’s a pleasure to learn and practice. Sometimes I feel a little overwhelmed by my …

Announcement! The Great Himalaya Trail

In fall of 2015 I will undertake a solo expedition crossing the entire country of Nepal through some of its most outlying regions using a high altitude network of little used paths: the Great Himalaya Trail. “Winding beneath the world’s highest peaks and visiting some of the most remote communities on earth, it passes through lush green valleys, arid high plateaus and incredible landscapes.” I …