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Mornings At Bouddhanath

Mornings At Bouddhanath

All week I've been living in the center of Tibetan Buddhism in Nepal. I don't often stay at a hotel around Bouddhanath Stupa because the traffic is terrible, but it's certainly magical here. At 5:30am a long, low gong sounds to wake the monks at the monastery next...

Message From The Universe

Message From The Universe

Exploring the world alone one night towards the end of Burning Man, I climbed a modern Incan temple made of laser-cut steel, sat atop it in the curling branches of a tree, and looked out at the world with satisfaction. I was feeling very whole and solid, unlike years...

How We Work

Winston Churchill stayed in bed until 11am everyday and then started drinking whisky, which he continued through the rest of the day. President Obama sticks around until almost 9am in order to send his kids off to school. Philip Roth's bookshelves are alphabetical by...

Wrapping Up Trekking Season in Nepal

Wrapping Up Trekking Season in Nepal

Sometimes being an Everest Base Camp guide is like this: Happy and excited trekkers listening to me weave stories of Nepali history and culture as we walk through our days---yoga and stretching in the sunshine of an alpine valley with only the sound of wind and...