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FOOD the most eaten food in nepal is ‘dal bhat’; rice with lentil soup and vegetables. at the orphanage we get it for breakfast before school at about half past eight, in the holidays and on saturday at about ten o’clock. the next meal will be at three o’clock in the afternoon and dinner is served at […]

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friday, 28.10.216 after the dashain festival the next one is coming up: tihar / the festival of lights. it lasts five days, starting today. everyday someone else is honored; today it is the birds, tomorrow it’ll be the dogs and on sunday the cows as well as the goddess of  prosperity and well-being, on monday the oxen […]

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tuesday 4.10.016 the last school day before the holidays. the students prepared a program including singing, dance etc. the kids were so excited all the time! especially the younger students performed on stage, the older ones helped out with organizations, preparing etc. at the end there was lottery where every student took part in. there […]

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monday 3.10.2016, half past nine dead people are not buried here – they are burned in special places, like pashupatinath. that’s where we are going today. those who are burned and whose ash is strew into the river has a better chance to be reborn.  the oldest son light up the fire by setting fire to a bunch of […]

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sunday 2.10.2016, about eight o’clock patan – the oldest medieval city-state. you can walk through the city for free, but if you want to go inside the old buildings and museum – what you really should do – you have to pay. but once again – it’s worth it. the buildings are similar to the […]

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saturday 1.10.2016, half past six way too early. after a cold shower and a black tea my body started to wake up. our driver picked us up an hour later to bring us to boudhanath, the most famous stupa in kathmandu and the largest spherical stupa of nepal. we met up with someone and walked around the stupa. […]

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friday 30.09.2016, 7 am after breakfast with the children from the children’s home i go to the school with them to teach some german again 🙂 at eleven my dad will pick me up with a friend because we would like to visit one of the three medieval city-states ‘bhaktapur’.  you got to pay to get in […]

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thursday 29.09.2016, about half past eight sweet nepali masala chai warms up my body. it’s the most common tea here, next to simple black tea. we have breakfast at a coffee shop about five minutes away from our home. it’s really hot outside, close to 30 degrees. afterwards we decided to visit the school i’m going […]

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tuesday 27.09.2016, 22:15 the sky is dark. i’m looking outside the window, my hand is clinging to my passport and my ticket. i’m so excited, i can’t wait. i’m curious how it will be, what it’ll look like, how the people are. but on the other hand i’m also nervous. and sad. i just said goodbye to […]

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