Category: Nepal

This is written in the car on the way to a beach in Sri Lanka where I’ll write my exam. That’s one of the great things about Kulturstudier; you can travel and study at the same time. What’s even better is that you learn so much about Nepal and the surrounding countries in South Asia

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We have just had our long weekend and almost everyone in the group spent it in the mountains hiking. Some of us did Mardi Himal (5 days) and another group did Poon Hill (4 days). The two hikes are a bit different, but both are absolutely amazing! You get to feel the massiveness of the

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We have been living here for four weeks now and life starts to get organized into routines. We cook, we read, we listen to lectures and we hang out (a lot). We are also still finding our place here: where to shop, where to read, how to bargain, what to order at restaurants, how to

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When you might find yourself tired of the hectic atmosphere that comes with any city, and the heat of the sun becomes too much and lake Fewa seems so tempting for a refreshing swim (but you know it’s a bit too dirty for it) you can always escape to Begnas lake. Begnas lake is about

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Before the semester some of the students had been travelling in India, while others had been elsewhere in the world. Daniela and I planned to go to northern India after the semester, but we also spent some time in Nepal before heading there (the route to India follows in detail in an upcoming post). Since

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  Have you ever wondered what a few days could look like for a group of Scandinavian and Nepali students in the gate city of the trekking region Anna Purna in the Himalayas? Well if you have or even if you have not, I’m about to tell you about week seven, since it was the

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Time runs in this place, every day is quite full. Now we are closer to the end of the semester then the start. One thing I would like to tell you all about though is the outdoor seminar we had in outskirts of the city, that was one of the nicest settings I’ve ever had

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We made it to Pokhara! Over a week has past very fast and we’re all getting settled in the city of the Anna Purna mountains. One of my favorite things about Pokhara, apart from being so close to nature, is the enormous variety of cafes to sit and relax in. We are spoiled with options

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Thursday was the day we’d all been waiting for the entire week, it was the first of March, it was full moon and it was time for the color festival Holi. For those of you who don’t know what Holi is, it is basically a day when everyone is free from work and school and

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