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

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Momo Making in Kathmandu

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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