A Balcony in Nepal: Glimpses of a Himalayan Village
After trekking in Nepal, Sally Wendkos Olds and Margaret Roche both fell in love with this mountainous Himalayan country and her people. They returned four times between 1993 and 1998 and spent time in Bedel, a remote hill village without electricity, telephone or roads. They helped establish a library there, and on each visit Olds, a writer, and Roche, an artist, were wel...more
Paperback, 388 pages
Published September 1st 2002 by ASJA Press
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This book illuminates some of the culture and character of people in rural Nepal. The authors are earnest and forthcoming in describing their adventures and their emotional attachment to the small community of Badel. The book does become somewhat repetitive as they use a non-linear narrative to relate their several similar trips.