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Suzi Richer

Pollen Analyst – Environmental Archaeologist – Communicating the environment

Tag / Besi Sahar

Hyulsa Gompa

The candle flickered with the beat of the drum. I could feel a droplet of sweat rolling down my neck. Slowly, my focus shifted to the chanting and music around me. We got up this morning to ‘bed tea’, black tea brought to our tent, at 6am. We were going to a monastery just above […]

A Nepali Nettle?

Darkness falls very quickly here. A flock of birds just came into roost in a tree next to the campsite. I tried to put a recording up as an audio post, but it didn’t work unfortunately! We arrived in Besi Sahar this afternoon after a six hour minibus ride. Roads were surprisingly smooth, although it […]