Category: Teachers Journals

Gratitude – 1 year later

This picture came up on my Facebook Memories, so I thought I would share. It has been exactly one year since I stepped down off of the mountain my school was placed on, walked out of my village, and into a new life. From there, there’s nothing else I can say about my life that […]

A departing letter from Allie to her school

Shree Dhaulasri Secondary School Chhomrong, Kaski 9 Ghandruk, Nepal April 2016-June 2016 To the Principal, Students and community members of Chommrong, Coming to teach at your school, I expected to be immersed in an education system far different from my own. I expected it to be a challenging experience to teach with a language barrier, and […]

Trekking, mountains and birds

I remember back in April 2015, when I was starting my thru hike of the Pacific Crest Trail, I got the news that there had been a terrible earth quake in Nepal. I cannot remember their names, but there were several other thru hikers (a “thru hiker” is someone who attempts to hike an entire […]