Posts from the “Nepal” Category

Close up

Posted on May 16, 2013

A close-up [anything] generally makes us cringe, even if is not that close. Lack of personal space, a portrait, a look, even a word hinting to something too close to the truth could be enough to make us walk the other way.

Pores, lines, sweat, scars.

Humanness and vulnerability exposed for everyone to see, or so we fear.

But oh, so much beauty is in every individual!

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the tourist

Posted on June 18, 2012

Evidently I was not only doing my water homework in Nepal but I also was doing quite a bit of that.. tourism thing too. As much as I’d like to think of myself as someone who would be sensitive to [other]humans in need around me at all times–clearly I have very high standarts too– I am finding that I like to play tourist sometimes. oh heck no I didn’t say that?! Oh yes I did. I like the boutique little restaurant and also the clean sheets in a hotel and don’t mind paying for a taxi. And I would love to go to Paris or Barcelona and sit on that cafe.. Although I would hope to never go as far as sitting on that tour bus. Ever. Therefore, I did…

Pani means Water

Posted on June 12, 2012

SPLASH is currently operating its water filtration systems in Nepal, South East Asia, Ethiopia and soon coming to India, check it out HERE. So, that’s why we are in Nepal, that is why Aaron is in Nepal (I am still trying to figure out where I am, as always). Splash uses Ultrafiltration membranes(the what? imagine a giant licorice Twizzler, you’ve always want to, right? Now imagine that each Twizzler string is hollow and has small Twizzie channels inside for water to flow through. Now imagine there is like a bouquet of Twizzlers and Twizzies all encased in a Bazooka, well sorta, ta-dah!)And it doesn’t stop there.. I clearly did my homework, this water cleaning machine additionally comes with a UV light, PVC pipes, close…