Peace Prayers - Kathmandu Nepal - by Anika Mikkelson - Miss Maps - www.MissMaps.com

Kathmandu, Nepal – Peace Prayers

Kathmandu is a city of peace, joy, love. They people are fascinating. They’re kind, gentle, charming. They have lived with the world at their feet for millenniums and have recently felt that world tremble beneath their leathered soles. They invite outsiders in and make sure your every need is taken care of…

A Bike Ride Through Buddha's Birthplace - Lumbini Nepal - by Anika Mikkelson - Miss Maps - www.MissMaps.com

Lumbini, Nepal: A Bike Ride through Buddha’s Birthplace

Namaste,” I echoed, bowing my head in synchronicity with the spoken word. She gazed into my eyes and I offered a smile to show appreciation toward her Sincerity. She wasn’t muttering the word out of spite as so many of us do. She was saying it with respect…