Monthly Archives: August 2011

Life in Simikot

Simikot is the headquarter of Humla, but actually it is a village. Walking to the office or back I often meet donkeys or other animals on the path. The house I live in has three bedrooms, a kitchen and a … Continue reading

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Washing Clothes

After a week in Humla I finally decide to wash clothes. I must say it is an interesting experience. I was hoping to find a quiet moment without anyone using the water tab, but when there is water, everyone needs … Continue reading

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A Long Walk

we want to visit a unit of the mobile blind school. A trained Humla person can walk the distance in 2.5 hours. We calculate 4 to 5 hours walk. In the morning it is raining, so we wonder if it … Continue reading

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Arrival in Simikot

August 2nd: Getting started Today is the first official day of internship. Here office work starts only at 10 am after lunch. Therefore, I have long hours in the morning to myself. I do some work at the computer and … Continue reading

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