In many ways, Nepal worlds away from the West

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In many ways, Nepal worlds away from the West

Durangoan’s journey to Nepal reveals differences from West
Himalayan Kitchen owner Karma Bhotia’s home village of Chyamtang sits on a sloping plateau above the Arun River, not far from Tibet in northeast Nepal.
This is a recent photo of the house where Karma Bhotia grew up in Chyamtang, Nepal. Durango Herald columnist John Peel is in Nepal for one month with a group, organized by Bhotia, that is helping people in Chyamtang adapt to the 21st century.

In many ways, Nepal worlds away from the West

Himalayan Kitchen owner Karma Bhotia’s home village of Chyamtang sits on a sloping plateau above the Arun River, not far from Tibet in northeast Nepal.
This is a recent photo of the house where Karma Bhotia grew up in Chyamtang, Nepal. Durango Herald columnist John Peel is in Nepal for one month with a group, organized by Bhotia, that is helping people in Chyamtang adapt to the 21st century.
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