One Year Later: Nepal Is Still Picking Up the Pieces


The anniversary of the earthquake that shook Kathmandu and killed nearly 9,000 people was in April. Natural disasters are especially hard on the poor. Even after a year, some 4 million people were still living in temporary housing. This beautiful vignette highlights the spirit of the Nepalese people and urges foreign visitors — one of the pilar’s of the country’s tourism-centered economy — to return to the country.