Tatiana Logan

Headed to the White T-shirt Peace Rally: Nirav and I geared up for the dusty, bumpy ride to Kings Way

May 28, 2012

Playing Politics in Nepal

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Today, Monday May 28th, 2012 is the fifth annual Republic Day in Nepal. Five years ago they ended the monarchy and became a self proclaimed Republic. Keep in mind that is five years on the Nepali calendar, in which today is the 15th of the month Jestha in 2067. Why was this Republic Day unlike […]

Seto Gumba – ‘White Monastery’ painted with unbelievably intricate and beautiful Buddhist tales. Nestled on a hilltop outside of Kathmandu, it has a killer view of the valley.

May 28, 2012

“Compassion and Wisdom are the Two Wings of Perfect Enlightenment” – Seto Gumpa

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In the  12’ by 15’ room that Nirav and I are sharing at his house, we found a shelf with an eclectic collection of books, movies and doodads. Titles included: Organize Yourself, the Holy Bible, Thai Phrasebook, Midwives, African Road, Friends and Enemies, some old picture frames and reading glasses, Tomb Raider II, Club Beats […]

Kumihimo Bracelet Buds in Kathmandu, Nepal

May 23, 2012

Nepali Living

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From playing hacky-sack on the roof in the morning to riding a motorbike to my first Stupa in the evening, I had another amazing day in Kathmandu! More amazing food, more family, more relaxing, and more adventure. This week has flashed by at the blink of an eye and Lafayette truly feels a world away. […]

Nirav Giri '13, his aunt, his uncle, and a map of Nepal

May 17, 2012

BOMA: Nirav and Tatiana Discover “Home” in Nepal and California

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Namaste from Kathmandu! If you are unaware, Nirav Giri and I (Tatiana Logan) are one of the pairs of students in the BOMA project. We have been selected to share a cultural homestay swap in which we travel together from Lafayette to our home cities of Kathmandu, Nepal and Santa Barbara, California. The first half […]