Skip to main content


I'm sorry for the lack of blogging!  I have been diagnosed with Meniere's Disease and have been dealing with lots of nasty vertigo! ugh!  So, we went to Kathmandu, Nepal for a vist this past week!   When we flew in, I sat on the left side of the plane and as we descended, I got to sit by the window and snap some pics!  The picture below is of the Himalayas!   If you look at the highest point in this picture you'll see....
Cool hunh? 
 Another view from the plane :)
 Here's a view of Kathmandu from the plane :)
 The guesthouse we were staying in was near the Tibetan area of town.  We LOVED it!  There was a Stupa  in walking distance from where we stayed and there were places to eat and shop all around it.  It was VERY interesting.  The first night we were there was the last day of a holiday, so everyone was out and about :)
 This lady has a cute smile :)
 There are prayer wheels all around the stupa.  This was a big one that I thought was neat.
 This area made me feel like I was at Disney World :)  It was so fun!
 Aashini and I overlooking the Stupa and all the people :)
 Another lady with candles near the Stupa.  
I have a ton of pictures :)  I'm hoping to get them all posted soon :)  AND I still have to post Christmas pictures! haha!  


Carie said…
Wow what a cool looking place! I love the faces of those ladies! I'm praying you have relief from your Meniere's disease!
SouthAsiaRocks said…
Thanks Carie :) You ROCK!
Erin G said…
how cool you got to see mt everest!! hope you feel better soon, dear. :)

Popular posts from this blog

Florida Gators!

OK, so don't get me wrong by the title... I'm a super proud Florida State Grad and a big FSU fan... but this week here in Thailand, Tim Tebow is hanging out with us :) For those that don't know, he's the quarterback for University of Florida - he's a believer and a really awesome bold guy. So, since he's a Heisman winner (AND the only underclassman to ever win the Heisman) we thought we should get Aashini in a Heisman pose with him :) haha!

The Hijras are Coming!!!!

Today we had a fun / interesting cultural experience :) Here in our country, there are these people called Hijras हिजड़ा .... or Eunuchs. Most of these people are true eunuchs - they were born without male or female parts. They all live together in their own ghetto. If you have a child that is a Hijra, then they will come and demand you for your child and people here will give them their child. They all live together and in order to get money, they mostly do a glorified sort of begging. They are always dressed to the hilt. They come and visit you when you've had something big happen in your life - usually weddings and.... NEW BABIES. They come and dance and make a HUGE ruckus. They ususally do this until they are given a large amount of money. Some of them can be quite crazy and violent, but mostly they will just annoy you to death, barge into your home (or wedding) and dance and sing around until you give them money (usually around $100-200 is their demand). Everyon…

Funny Things - Funny Sign :)

The other day Adam saw this clinic.   At first glance it seems pretty normal..... But if you read the sign you'll see that it's a  "MUTATION DIET CLINIC"!!!! hahaha!  Mutation Diet??  What?? Really?  hahaha!  :)  Awesome :)