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Maggie Harwood, Participant

Namaste from Nepal! My name is Maggie and I arrived in Kathmandu yesterday after a long 30 hours of travel from Denver, Colorado. The descent into this beautiful country was breathtaking as I was able to see the mountains through the misty clouds......Read More


Intro…See you soon!

Caroline Bauhaus, Participant

Namaste! I’m looking forward to meeting all of you soon! My name is Caroline Bauhaus. Along with my husband, Mark, I’m excited to join the Ashrams and Artisans adventure. Earlier this summer, Mark & I celebrated our 35th anniversary. Perhaps......Read More



Cheryl, Participant

Hello all, Thank you for your introductions, Claire, Amrit and Mark. And thank you Claire for the itinerary! I’m looking forward to this journey so much, and to meeting and learning with everyone. My friend Darrel told me she was thinking......Read More


Namaste New Nepal

Mark Bauhaus, Participant

Namaste New Nepal! Namaste and Yo to my fellow dragons!   I’m Mark Bauhaus and totally excited to join this journey!!   Caroline (wife) and I serendipitously noticed a post about this trip a few weeks ago and spontaneously applied.   We......Read More



Amrit Ale, Participant

  Namaste from the Himalayas! To leave behind the comfortable and familiar to face something unknown takes courage and you have my utmost respect for taking that step.  I can still remember the fizz of excitement alongside the dread of the......Read More


The adventure awaits! Our tentative itinerary

Claire Bennett, Instructor, Participant

Dear Fellow Adventurers, In less than two short weeks, we’ll all be here together in the heart of the ancient Kathmandu valley, setting out on a journey into the life, culture and landscape of the Himalayas. We instructors have been exploring all......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Ashrams and Artisans


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Claire Bennett, Instructor, Participant

As our trip draws ever nearer, our attention inevitably shifts towards how best to prepare for the journey ahead. Logistical considerations, such as what to pack and how to get to the airport, can crowd our minds, so I’d like to invite us to take......Read More


An introduction to your instructor, Claire

Claire Bennett, Participant

A heartfelt namaste from the monsoon heat and rain of Nepal! My name is Claire, I am originally from the UK although I have for many years called Kathmandu home, and I have the great privilege of being one of your instructors for this wonderful......Read More