Nepali Children / Mahila Tatha Organisationย 

Today was a very special day. I met 10+ beautiful children and a great woman who runs the orphanage – her daughter is currently helping as well. Their house is kaputt as well and they are staying in a tend provided by the China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation – Humanitarian Aid for Nepal earthquake. I…

Bavaria Rocks / NAVIS Schnelle Hilfe Ohne Grenzen

Raj and Arjun took me to Bhaktapur yesterday. On our way to see the temples we passed by a rescue camps. I spoke to the people from NAVIS. It’s an all volunteer organisation from Bavaria. The volunteers come for 2 weeks. They work in crisis areas. Their team consists of specialists: doctors, engineers, technitions,  They…

My new job / 11 orphans waiting for meย 

Before I came to Kathmandu it was my goal to find an NGO to do some volunteer work. The lady form my guest house helped me with my search. We took some time to find the right Chinese tends but we were successful: I will support a group by taking care of 11 orphans. Briefing…

Evening / mystic atmosphereย 

This is what I saw yesterday evening on my way back to the guest house. I remember this atmosphere from my first trip to the city.  Everyday I buy 5 lights that cost 50 Nepales Rupees = 0,43โ‚ฌ.         Few from the restaurant with very good wifi. I bought a beer and shared it…

Big Deal / some more Irkutsk impressions (04.05)

Keeping up with all the staff I did and the things I saw is keeping me busy. Trip-blog-stress…. Hmmmmmm Well this is the reason why I am posting about Siberia, the train ride or my 5 days Beijing now being here in Kathmandu ๐Ÿ™‚ Internet works, it just takes sometimes a long time to upload…

Ulan Bator – impactful day / slightly hangoverย 

I arrived early in the morning. Slept well which was to be expected after our “border action”. A smiling Oggi was already waiting for me. Our first stop was seeing a Buddha which took us approx. 20 min including the journey. Once that was done part of the agenda as to ensure I get breakfast….

Tents / Everywhere in the City

You see them everywhere: official places where NGOs and government organization provide tends, water and food, but also in back yards or any other “suitable” space. There is no restriction, people can put them up if they feel it’s a safe place. I saw people setting them up yesterday so it looks like they are…

Donations / Nepal

Donation – I am working on a way with the lady who runs the guest house to collect donations to buy things for the villages. Her truck with rice is blocked in the mountains  since the 2 earthquake –  on the way to a remote village. Apparently government received a lot of donations so far,…

9 am – 11 am / Earthquake warning

Someone knocking at my door: “Good morning, its better you leave the house. We are all outside.” An hour ago I could feel my bed shaking.