Tradition / Food from the Neighbour / Namaste 

Kids came home form school, quickly changed their school uniform, as every day and were ready to go. (They are still living at their current space). All ligned up waiting to leave to go to the neighbour….   The neighbour invited all 11 children for dinner. It was the anniversary of the death of his…

Beautiful Moon and Little Sun / Kathmandu today 22.11.15

First action when I arrived at the orphanage was to introduce me to the new baby. He is 3 weeks old, his name is Beautiful Moon and of course he is gorgeous.  Laxmi said to me: “He is your son. Now you and I have a baby.”:) Many of her neighbors asked her to give…

On my way / Time is a Challenge – as always 

I arrived at the airport with 3 pieces of luggage. All in all 35kg without hand luggage. Being a silver card holder not an issue I thought. Thinking is not always easy 😦 and it didn’t help, that I forgot my airline card. 175€ per extra luggage! No way. I managed to reduce it to…

Outside the City / May 16th…. 4 days after 

2 days after I arrived in Kathmandu, exactly 2 days after the second earth quake, we – my back than guides, now friends (!) – went to Bhaktapur Durbar Square.  It is 13km outside of Kathmandu. It’s one of the 3 Durbar Squares in the Kathmandu Valley, and like the all 3 a UNESCO World…

Camp Situation / super hot today / slight aftershock early evening

Interesting to see how people arrange themselves with the given situation: cook together, talk, walk around and create play optionen for their children. The camp is situated at the main entrance of the Royal Palace which is now a museum. The tents are located at an area that beIongs to the police. Never in my…

“Hi”, “Hi” “So what are you actually doing right now??????” “Oh I have lice from them, this is why their hair is short.” / interesting concept: revised logic??? /pure panic in my face and instand scratching guaranteed

I walked around and catched a view in the tent. Just like that, just to say hi basically, which I also did. I almost didn’t wanted to disturb that close connection between the child and the young woman, a connection that worked without any words, very natural,organic almost and very relaxed but with very obvious…

You will not believe that / hipster-like  Monk 

I  see a lot of “new genaration monks” here with mobile devices, cool sneakers and fashionable arrangements (jackets, sneakers and bags, backpacks)  within their colour palette & designs, which are of limited nature as we know. But as we can see has some room for interpretation 🙂 Today I actually saw my FIRST TIME EVER…