November 27, 2011

Traveling to Nepal has been a joy.  Meeting our friend Chet’s wonderful family — and living with them like part of the family (although we are never allowed to lift a finger!) — has been an extraordinarily happy adventure.

Chet’s brother Shree has taken us to some of...

November 13, 2011

Sumitra is tall and model-thin with waist-length black hair and large, almond eyes.  She’s 16, a beautiful, studious girl who speaks Nepali and English fluently.  She loves biology and discusses it at length with Chris, bringing schoolbooks to him on the family’s balco...

November 6, 2011

We are in Bhaktapur, Nepal, an ancient town near Kathmandu, with our friends Chet and Annie.  Chet is from Nepal and we’re staying with his family.  Thirteen people, spanning three generations, live in the house, and now they are hosting five of us, including Annie’s m...

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All of Barb Guy's columns appear here. There are 159 of them, beginning in 2003 and ending in 2013. The newest one is on top and you can work your way backwards if you like.

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