$17.95True Stories of Life on the Road

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By Rajendra S. Khadka
September 1997
ISBN 1-885211-14-7 423 pages
nepal_sNepal has been welcoming tourists for less than 50 years, and every decade it seems to reinvent itself. Discover the magical blend of cultures, traditions, peoples, and languages that stirs the longings of travelers of every stripe. Notable authors include: Peter Matthiessen, Jimmy Carter, Diane Summers, Broughton Coburn, Meg Lukens Noonan, Jeff Greenwald, and Jan Morris.

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Part One: Essence of Nepal

A Sensuous Stroll–Karen Swenson

Women at the Tap–Barbara J. Scot

A Nosy Neighbor–Broughton Coburn

The Art of Walking–Jack Bennett

Waiting for the Rains–Steve Van Beek

Jewel of the Nagas–Ian Baker

Behind the Scenes with Bertolucci–Raju Gurung

Mortal Again–Cynthia Kanestuka

Observations from Mrigasthali–Jeffrey Heiman

Season of Slaughter–John Flinn

Flights of Fancy–Stan Armington

Part Two: Some Things to Do

A Walk in the Annapurnas–Virginia Barton Brownback

Tiger’s Lair–Richard Ives

The Birds of Rani Taal–Peter Byrne

Curry in a Hurry–Parker Antin with Phyllis Wachob Weiss

The Call of Kala Patthar–Jimmy Carter

Best Price Buddha–Jeff Greenwald

Trial by Trisuli–Carolyn Carvajal

Zen and the Art of Mountain Biking–Meg Lukens Noonan

In Buddha’s Backyard–Rajendra S. Khadka

A Simple Gift–Robert J. Matthews

Part Three: Going Your Own Way

Shey Monastery–Peter Matthiessen

Jamuna–Jeff Hirsch

Ritual Sisters–Monica Connell

Meanderings in Mustang–Manjushree Thapa

In My Father’s Footsteps–Jamling Tenzing with Rajendra S. Khadka

Honey Hunters–Eric Valley and Diane Summers

Farewell to Aama–Broughton Coburn

Virtue’s Children–Allan Aistrope

Brothers’ Keeper–Carroll Dunham

Brief Encounters–Tim Ward

Part Four: In the Shadows

A Spotty Friendship–Nova Spivack

Tiger Bones–Brian K. Weirum

Democracy Day–Alison Wright

Before and After–Pat Murphy

Avalanche–Brian K. Weirum

Do Buddhists Cry?–Susan Vreeland

Part Five: The Last Word

Chaurikharka–Jan Morris

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Rajendra S. Khadka was born in Nepal and educated by American Jesuits in Kathmandu. He graduated from Williams College in Massachusetts and works as an editor/writer for Travelers’ Tales. He lives in Berkeley.