Mounds of Plastic

Originally published in Alternatives Journal Online

Bikaner cow field

A field of plastic and a dead cow outside Bikaner, India

“Do you see those mounds of plastic?” our guide asks. “Each one was a cow.” Continue reading

Momo Making in Kathmandu


With our hosts, Dil (left) and Purna (right), in our momo making class

Eva here. On one of our last days in Kathmandu, we went to a Backstreet Academy, momo making lesson. Backstreet Academy is an on-line organization in some Southeast Asian countries that offers courses where local people teach traditional arts. Continue reading