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Marchers opposed to ethnic separation proposed by Maoists walk miles in support of a United Nepal

Today is the day Nepal’s new constitution is finally supposed to be promulgated. It has been four long years in the making and over the past several weeks I have ping-ponged...

Injured demonstrator in Kathmandu, courtesy of Gulf Times, Qatar

Fourteen people, including an 8-month old baby, were hospitalized yesterday as a result of injuries sustained during clashes between ethnic groups in Pokhara, Nepal, just a few miles from where I...

Mt. Everest (left peak) on a brilliantly clear day in the air over Nepal

I’ve stood at the edge of molten lava flowing from the world’s largest volcanic crater (Mauna Loa, Hawaii), touched the Equator in the Amazon Jungles of Ecuador, descended to the bottom...

My spotless double room at Lub-d Silom in Bangkok

Let me just say it…I love hostels! Don’t get me wrong, I appreciate luxurious resorts and upscale hotels too, but there’s a special kind of energy in hostels that doesn’t translate...

Confederate Memorial Carving on the face of Stone Mountain is largest high-relief sculpture in the world

My first glimpse of the monumental sculpture carved into the massive granite dome known as Stone Mountain was slightly disappointing. From the viewing platform the three sculpted figures of Confederate President...

Costa Rica's national culinary pride, Lizano Salsa and Chileno

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Costa RicaThough I was sorely disappointed by the touristy nature of Costa Rica, I did return with one bit of true...