Shey Phoksundo Trek 2021 (Travel Diary – Nepal)

Alright, this is going to be a really long post. I don't want to start but I want to write it down before my memory gets hazy and I start forgetting details. Wait...it won't be that long now that I think about it - just our travel itinerary and a bunch of photos should do… Continue reading Shey Phoksundo Trek 2021 (Travel Diary – Nepal)

A stranger’s voice: Part 1

"This must be what time travel feels like" was my first thought when I stepped outside the airport in Dresden, Germany. The fall of 2015 was approaching, and I had arrived in Europe for my Master's degree program. Far from home, in a country where I knew no one. And no one knew me. The… Continue reading A stranger’s voice: Part 1

Arrival of cattle egrets in Kathmandu valley (Observation Note)

March 22 Evening Each year during spring, a large colony of cattle egrets migrates to an area near our home with lots of trees. There must be other spots around Kathmandu valley where several colonies of egrets visit during spring. They diligently prepare nests, hatch their young ones, raise them, and then fly away in… Continue reading Arrival of cattle egrets in Kathmandu valley (Observation Note)

Fruit fly trap using apple cider vinegar (DIY)

What you need: Apple Cider Vinegar, Dishwashing Liquid (two drops), a Bottle, and Plastic Wrap. Okay, so you take a transparent bottle and pour in some apple cider vinegar (not a lot, just enough for the flies to drown in). Add the two drops of dishwashing liquid and stir it. Then cover the mouth of… Continue reading Fruit fly trap using apple cider vinegar (DIY)