Tuesday, February 01, 2005

Nepal Communication Alert!

Blogdai has an open line of communication with Nepal during this crisis. If you are looking for a loved one, or just concerned about a friend, post your inquiries here. WE WILL FIND THEM.


At 10:52 AM, February 01, 2005, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi, I am concerned about a guy I met in Nepal. His name is Wade and he was one of the owners of Borderlands resort. Any info is helpful. Tina

At 12:32 PM, February 01, 2005, Blogger blogdai said...

Tina, you mean Wade Campbell. As far as I know he and Megh Ali parted ways and Wade is no longer directly involved with Borderlands. WORSE news is that he was last reported in Sri Lanka, yes, during the tsunami.
We have been trying to find him since that time.

Wade, if you're out there, give us a yell; or if anyone knows where Wade is these days, post here. Blogdai will continue contact with Nepal in order to find this guy. Will try Megh Ali again, but this is typically a waste of time. Will publish Wade's photo.

At 12:42 PM, February 01, 2005, Blogger blogdai said...

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At 3:40 PM, February 01, 2005, Anonymous Anonymous said...

My husband is at a gathering at a monestary just outside of Kathmandu, due to return home late Feb. I am assuming that he will be safe and that planes will be running again by then. Am I being naive?

At 4:12 PM, February 01, 2005, Anonymous Anonymous said...

i am writing from florida,usa.i am very worried about my family in kathmandu.i will happy if someone from kathmandu tell me how the situation is..

At 3:13 AM, February 03, 2005, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm concerned about my partner who has done a 10 day trekking in the Annapurna's. I haven't heard from him for 10 days, and I 'm very concerned if he's OK.
He should be back in Pokhara today.

At 5:25 AM, February 03, 2005, Blogger blogdai said...

We will contact Pokhara today. Message will begin in Kathmandu so, it may take a while. We will do out best.

At 9:20 AM, February 03, 2005, Blogger Malcolm said...

Hi: I work with a human rights organization in Washington, DC, called The Advocacy Project (www.advocacynet.org). We're very concerned about the situation and in particular about one of our partners. His name is Dinesh Prasain.

He is the head of an human rights organization called the Collective Campaign for Peace. We have been trying to contact him to find out if he is ok. He has been previously been the target of the Royal Nepalese army.

Can anyone tell me if he is ok? We are also concerned about his colleagues.

Malcolm Saldanha
The Advocacy Project

At 10:37 PM, February 05, 2005, Blogger manoj said...

Hi!my name is Manoj Thakur. Basically we are nepalis but for so many years we have been living in Rajasthan(india). In my family six members are there, My mom, my elder brother, his wife, his 2yrs. old son, my younger sister and me. I work in Chennai and lives here alone.
On 26th January my brother with his wife and 2yrs. old son moved to nepal to visit his wife's village (vill-Laxmipur , Lumbini Anchal, Daldale, on Butwal-Narayangarh highway)

I want to know about them whether they are o.k. For last 7 days we have not received any information about them. 7 days before my bother had informed us about the illness of his son. After that state of emergency was announced in the nepal. My mother and my sister are alone at native place in Rajasthan and i am very far from there in Chennai. My mother is very sensitive and very worried about their position. I request you to please find out them anyhow and please inform us on +91 07438 261049(R) or mail me on manoj_p_thakur@indiatimes.com .
We'll be very grateful to you.

My brother's name : Ravi Thakur
His Wife's Name : Dilmaya Thakur
His Father in law : Roop Bahadur Hitanga
Vill : Laxmipur , Anchal : Lumbini, on Butwal-narayangarh Highway

Thanking You

At 3:16 AM, February 06, 2005, Blogger jd said...

Hi. Can you track down my friend and loved one Shital Chandra Dharel who runs Himalaya Heart Treks and Expeditions Ltd in Thamel. I need to know that he is fine and well, and to tell him i am thinking of him. If this continues, i will fly back to be with him. Has he moved flats and if so where is his new one? Are all his family fine too?
His office number is (009771)4413189/ 4413966 and mobile 9851087761.
If you want any more info pl let me know.
So grateful....thanks.

At 2:41 PM, February 06, 2005, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi there. This is a little different inquiry. There are many of us foreigners who are in the process of adopting children from Nepal. Since the communication break down we are unable to contact the facilitators and others in Nepal who care for our children. In my case, this is a 5 year old child whom I came to meet last May. There have already been long delays in the process because of this reason and that reason. I am very discouraged about what this latest development may do to the process. Is there any way that you might be able to find any information about whether the CDO and the Ministry of Women and Children are continuing to process cases at this time, or what kind of delays we might expect in these cases. Please help. I love this little boy with all my heart and want to bring him home. Thank you for any information or thoughts that you or others might have......An expectant Mother

At 8:03 PM, February 06, 2005, Blogger blogdai said...

I appreciate your concern but I'm afraid your adoption process might be frozen for a while. Under the best of conditions, 2 months would be optimistic in Nepal. Frankly, there really is no such thing as a delay-only Nepali-time. Best you can do is wait until the ban is lifted and try again. When you initiate a process like adoption in Nepal, be advised that your western timeframes and sense of expediency do not apply.

At 8:10 PM, February 06, 2005, Blogger blogdai said...

Those of you on this thread seeking information, contact directly at blogdai@nepalimail.com I am afraid that I may not be able to locate the family in Lumbini, sorry. -=blogdai

At 8:46 PM, February 06, 2005, Anonymous Anonymous said...


I am flying into Kathmandu on Saturday the 12th from Sydney to be with my husband - Mingma Sherpa - works for Himalayan adventures in KTM,(peregrine) I was hoping to let him know I am still on this flight TG320 arriving at 1.50 and also to check that family is o.k, they live in Chabahil.

At 10:48 PM, February 06, 2005, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I am due to fly in on the 19th to be with my partner, he also works for himalayan adventures (peregrine) in Ktm his name is Anjan Lama. He was living in Lokanthali and just temporarily in Koteshwor recently. He mailed me on the 31st to say he had found a place for us to live in Chabahil but i do not know wheather he has moved or not.
he has a good friend Jit Lama who works at the "Hotel Sunset View" in Naya Baneshwor. (a hotel accomodating to Japanese Tourists. Is there any way to find out if they are ok, to get a message, or even if it is still safe for me to come Ktm on due date

At 4:59 AM, February 07, 2005, Anonymous Anonymous said...

My Brother Khursheed who works with Chaudhary group is not contactible for last 7 days. can u pls help me to ciontact. his details are:
Senior Manager
Institutional Sales, Procurement & Logistics
Instant Meal Pvt. Ltd., Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel: + 977 1 4221260 / 4223746 Extn. 3004
Fax:+ 977 1 4226293

u can intimate me at h_asim@hotmail.com

At 5:22 AM, February 07, 2005, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I am sending kind thoughts and wishes for communication from anyone from PELAGE EXPORTERS , MARJAN COLLECTIONS, GB HANDICRAFTS, LUCKY EXPORTERS, PRAKESH PRINTERS, MITRA PASHMINA, all business based in Kathmandu. I have been working with these people for the past 10 years, and we have watched each others children grow up. PLEASE get in touch and let me know you are alright and that we can safely proceed with our business relationship and friendships....yours in love, light and peace, CARLI form SuSuMaMa World Wear

At 3:02 AM, February 08, 2005, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I have had contact with my friends and partner at himalayan adventures and sunset view they are all fine, so there is no need to pass on any messages, thankyou

At 5:12 AM, February 08, 2005, Blogger blogdai said...

Hi, if Mingma is ok, tell him Charpindra says hello to Sudesh. -=blogdai

At 9:04 PM, March 22, 2005, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi , I am concerned about my Nepali friend called Sunil Joshi who lives in Chabahil , KTM. He flew back home on Jan.30 and now I haven't heard from him so far. Would you please track down where he is these days , please? I'm begging you.. I do need to know that he is fine and well, and to tell him i am thinking of him. Are all his family fine too?
His home phone number is +977 1 4466722.. You also can intimate me at mightyaphrodite1982@yahoo.com.. And if you want any more info please let me know.
So grateful....thanks.

At 5:30 PM, June 19, 2005, Anonymous Anonymous said...

hello, if anyone is still wondering if wade campbell is ok....he is...his sister is my aunt by marriage.

At 6:56 PM, June 19, 2005, Blogger blogdai said...

good to hear.

will we be seeing wade in kathmandu at the New orleans cafe this fall?

Always lots of great musicians jammin' wade used to be right there in the middle.


At 5:02 AM, August 14, 2005, Anonymous wade campbell said...

Hello- This is Wade Campbell - just wanted to clear up some confusion!

First off alive and well! missed the Tsunami waves in Sri Lanka by hours. Still involved with Borderlands and have opened a base of operation here in SRi Lanka- you can find us at borderlandslanka.com

As for music at New Orleans- hope to play some good tunes with some old friends this fall- that place rocks- Sudesh has created a real magicaly spot!.

Nepal- give peace a chance- to friends hope to see you in NEpal or Sri lanka.

yours in adventure!

email- teamwork@wow.lk


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