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Author Archive: Lisa Ashton

Steady Balance of Work and Festivals

As I begin my last month in Nepal, I’ve come to the conclusion that I do not want to leave. I have come to love being here. The culture, scenery, my work, where I live and especially the people have made Nepal an absolute pleasure to be in.  Over the past two months I have…

It’s Has Been an Experience

My first time seeing the big guy! My first month in Nepal is coming to an end, and I must say it still does not seem to be real. I have experienced, seen and done things I never thought of before coming here and it seems as though I haven’t been able to fathom the…

Preparation for the Unknown

  Namaskar! My name is Lisa Ashton and I am entering my fourth year at the University of Ottawa, studying International Development and Globalization with a minor in Political Science. After being raised on a farm and studying theories and methods of agriculture in developing countries, I have discovered that my interests are focused around…