Balinese Beginnings! Community Healing at Puri Damai

I left India the day my courses ended on May 3 and headed straight for Indonesia.  I had been planning to go to Bali at this time since last summer to meet up with my class from NYU that would

Balinese Beginnings! Community Healing at Puri Damai

I left India the day my courses ended on May 3 and headed straight for Indonesia.  I had been planning to go to Bali at this time since last summer to meet up with my class from NYU that would

Ending India: Integral Sustainability & Bioregional Herbalism

The second half of my program in Auroville flew by so fast, that I am only now finding time to  write about it that it is over. (In the future, my intention is to blog periodically like a normal person

Ending India: Integral Sustainability & Bioregional Herbalism

The second half of my program in Auroville flew by so fast, that I am only now finding time to  write about it that it is over. (In the future, my intention is to blog periodically like a normal person

Living My Roots Auroville!

I have been in Auroville, India since the end of Januray–the full moon a few days before arriving a month ago has just again past again.  The first 3 weeks here was the orientation period with tfor my 17 other

Living My Roots Auroville!

I have been in Auroville, India since the end of Januray–the full moon a few days before arriving a month ago has just again past again.  The first 3 weeks here was the orientation period with tfor my 17 other

Going Far & Coming Home

Dear All, It has been almost two months since my last post, but in that time I have been moving endlessly: I travelled to a remote village in Nepal for research, returned to Kathmandu, and come back home to US

Going Far & Coming Home

Dear All, It has been almost two months since my last post, but in that time I have been moving endlessly: I travelled to a remote village in Nepal for research, returned to Kathmandu, and come back home to US

Next Adventure: Indigenous Knowledge Conservation in Upper Arun

Yesterday was my last day of classes and today is the first day of our month-long Independent Study Project. This afternoon I am taking a night bus to Tumlingtar, a jeep ride to Num, and trekking for two days to

Next Adventure: Indigenous Knowledge Conservation in Upper Arun

Yesterday was my last day of classes and today is the first day of our month-long Independent Study Project. This afternoon I am taking a night bus to Tumlingtar, a jeep ride to Num, and trekking for two days to

Local or Tourists? Village Life & Trekking in Annapurna

Hello All, Long time no blog post.  For the past two weeks I have been in the Mustang region of western Nepal away from computer and communication.  More so than fun, it was very intense and interesting.  I was exposed

Local or Tourists? Village Life & Trekking in Annapurna

Hello All, Long time no blog post.  For the past two weeks I have been in the Mustang region of western Nepal away from computer and communication.  More so than fun, it was very intense and interesting.  I was exposed

Darjeeling: Land of Tea & Nepali Identity in Diaspora

Last week we traveled just over the border to Darjeeling.  Why did I go to India with my Nepal program?  Because as we found, Darjeeling is any many ways more Nepali than the country itself. The northern portion of India

Darjeeling: Land of Tea & Nepali Identity in Diaspora

Last week we traveled just over the border to Darjeeling.  Why did I go to India with my Nepal program?  Because as we found, Darjeeling is any many ways more Nepali than the country itself. The northern portion of India