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A Beard In Nepal

Fiona Roberts

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When the author and her partner were offered the chance of spending five months teaching English in a remote village high in the Himalayas of Nepal, they grabbed the opportunity.This book is the story of the time they spent living in the smallMoreWhen the author and her partner were offered the chance of spending five months teaching English in a remote village high in the Himalayas of Nepal, they grabbed the opportunity.This book is the story of the time they spent living in the small isolated village of Salle, which is almost untouched by western civilisation, and in noisy, manic Kathmandu.A riveting read, often humorous, we follow the couple as they struggle with the daily challenges of altitude sickness, restricted diet, visits from wild tigers, and teaching English to a group of lively youngsters in a wooden hut, using only blackboard and chalk, and without the benefit of electricity, water or toilet.They came to love the village people and the children, who did everything they could to make their stay in Nepal a happy one.Whether or not youve ever dreamed of trekking through the magnificent isolation of the Himalayas, or of spending time living in a small village there, youll find this book compulsive reading.Following the success of A Beard In Nepal, A Beard In Nepal 2 (Return to the Village) is now published.