Durangoans help Nepali village

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Durangoans help Nepali village

Locals see past and push for future
Work begins on a schoolhouse in Chyamtang, Nepal. With input from visiting Durangoans, the villagers have decided to rebuild the school from the ground up. The first step was to take off the leaky roof.
Elder villagers in Chyamtang prepare to begin their welcoming ceremony for visiting Durangoans. The ceremony would go on to include speeches and dances by several groups and last several hours.
A curious girl visits our campsite near Chepuwa, Nepal. Many of the kids are willing to pose as long as they get a chance to see the digital photo.
Rice fields and straw piles during harvest near Hedangna, Nepal.
Durangoan Abi Moore teaches some English phrases to youths in Num, Nepal, the city at the end of the road. In the background, Brian Phelps, holding Frisbee, and Will Brako toss the disc with local children. It proved a popular activity wherever the visitors went.
Fred Boshardt hoists a mountain bike on a rocky path above the Arun River. Taking mountain bikes along the route to Chyamtang proved too difficult for Boshardt and John Peel, and porters were hired to take the two bikes, for about $200 in Kathmandu, most of the way.

Durangoans help Nepali village

Work begins on a schoolhouse in Chyamtang, Nepal. With input from visiting Durangoans, the villagers have decided to rebuild the school from the ground up. The first step was to take off the leaky roof.
Elder villagers in Chyamtang prepare to begin their welcoming ceremony for visiting Durangoans. The ceremony would go on to include speeches and dances by several groups and last several hours.
A curious girl visits our campsite near Chepuwa, Nepal. Many of the kids are willing to pose as long as they get a chance to see the digital photo.
Rice fields and straw piles during harvest near Hedangna, Nepal.
Durangoan Abi Moore teaches some English phrases to youths in Num, Nepal, the city at the end of the road. In the background, Brian Phelps, holding Frisbee, and Will Brako toss the disc with local children. It proved a popular activity wherever the visitors went.
Fred Boshardt hoists a mountain bike on a rocky path above the Arun River. Taking mountain bikes along the route to Chyamtang proved too difficult for Boshardt and John Peel, and porters were hired to take the two bikes, for about $200 in Kathmandu, most of the way.
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