It really is an inspiring story, beautifully written, and beautifully illustrated.
He is led by Niru, a villager who wisely sees an opportunity in Mr. Rasley to bring much needed support for the schools and eventually electricity and running water.
His descriptive characters and folklore branches out from Katmandu through the vast lands to trekking to the mountain village of Basa.
Nepal is a fascinating country, visited by thousands each year. It has much to offer any visitor. Mr. Read morePublished 3 months ago by jerry
A very inspirational and inspiring story about doing philanthropy in Nepal. It was humorous, heart-felt, and eye-opening. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Kyle Graden
This book was an insightful description of a westerner's encounter with a community outside his realm of experience, and it offers a lot of wisdom on how the West ought to value... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Marianne Richardson
This book was a wonderful account of the natural and cultural beauty of Nepal. A detailed description of the history and changes created by tourism, and the desire to bring... Read morePublished 3 months ago by sarahb
I read this book as part of a seminar on best philanthropic practices and this book was a clear example of how to create positive, sustainable change in a small community without... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Nicole Marie Vasconi
I've been taking voluntourism groups to Nepal since 2011. One of the nurses in my first group bought the book and gave it to me. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Sydne M Frymire
Not a trekking/adventure book. It's a humanitarian / social book. Nice reading. Deep and inspirational. Makes me want to BOTH start my own humanitarian project AND go to Nepal!Published 7 months ago by Eugenio Ferrari
The author is egotistical and ethnocentric, crude, condescending, dismissive of others and constantly criticizes his peers. The typos in the book were abundant. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Mel
Ask Jeff Rasley what the essential difference is between the Rai people of Nepal-- and us. He will tell you we expect life to get better-- and they expect life to be hard. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Timothy Meyer