Straw Stitch

You’ll spot women across the mountains of Nepal carrying straw baskets that tie across their hips and heads. They tend to use them for collecting crops, wood or hay to bring home. I’ve even seen a few in the capital carrying bricks in them on construction sites. One day, while in the village, a friend … Continue reading Straw Stitch

The First Rice

At around 6 months of age, a Nepali baby will undergo a special ceremony similar to a baptism but very tied to local traditions and religious beliefs. It’s the first rice ceremony and it’s a big deal in Nepal – certainly something you should attend if you receive an invite. Friends and family dress in … Continue reading The First Rice