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Meeting Needs in Nepal

By Angela Harding It’s my first time in a helicopter1 and when Captain Tord Niklas asks me what I think, I instinctively reply that it’s surreal… the’ lighter than air’ sensation as we gently lift off the ground is something that you don’t experience in a fixed wing aircraft. It’s out of this world! It’s […]

Culture Shock!

I studied culture shock in college and read about its various stages: honeymoon, frustration, depression, and acceptance. Graphs showed how you start on the ‘high’ of the honeymoon phase and over time sink down through frustration to depression before eventually bouncing back up to acceptance, thus completing your bumpy culture shock trajectory.

We have been […]