In Nepal, we gave them the boot – in a good way

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In Nepal, we gave them the boot – in a good way

Third World life offers sharp contrasts
The author didn't even try to budge this unfathomable load, apparently grain, which someone had cast off during a morning break at a guest house in Kimathangka, Nepal.
Day breaks on Nepal’s Highway H01 just miles from the border with India. It’s slow-going on Nepal’s main roads: A 400-mile ride by bus, with only a few breaks, took 25 hours.
The stone-walled village of Kimathangka, Nepal, foreground, sits in stark contrast to the more modern village of Drenthang, China, visible in the background.
Although multicolored and beautiful, the lantana is an invasive species in Nepal.
A company from India reached agreement in late November on a $1 billion deal to build a dam for hydropower here on the Arun River next to the village of Dovan.
A gaping hole in the wall doesn’t stop teachers and students from using this classroom at Guthigumba school.

In Nepal, we gave them the boot – in a good way

The author didn't even try to budge this unfathomable load, apparently grain, which someone had cast off during a morning break at a guest house in Kimathangka, Nepal.
Day breaks on Nepal’s Highway H01 just miles from the border with India. It’s slow-going on Nepal’s main roads: A 400-mile ride by bus, with only a few breaks, took 25 hours.
The stone-walled village of Kimathangka, Nepal, foreground, sits in stark contrast to the more modern village of Drenthang, China, visible in the background.
Although multicolored and beautiful, the lantana is an invasive species in Nepal.
A company from India reached agreement in late November on a $1 billion deal to build a dam for hydropower here on the Arun River next to the village of Dovan.
A gaping hole in the wall doesn’t stop teachers and students from using this classroom at Guthigumba school.
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