Elephants, and Tigers, and a Rhino! Oh, My!
I thought I would do things slightly different this time. So, rather than just a purely sound related blog (pun intended?), this will be more of a show and tell about my time in Sauraha, with some cool photos for your viewing pleasure. Don’t worry, there is still one recording I made further down. Let’s […]
The Tharu Stick Dancers of Sauraha
It’s December 30th, 2010 and I’m in the Nepali village of Sauraha, on the border of the Chitwan National Park. Today, after an Elephant ride through the jungles of the park (more on that next time…), we have gathered at the banks of the Rapti River to record the Tharu Stick Dancers.
Spiders, a UFO and a Hundred Drunk Villagers
Hit that play button! More long recordings. It’s Christmas day! December 25th, 2010 but instead of spending the day on the couch, nursing hangovers, stuffing my face and watching Christmas present DVDs, I’m walking down a hill…
Monks and Drums in Doramba
It’s another long one ya’ll, hit that play button! My back hurts. Like, it really hurts… I’ve just been on an eight hour bus trip from Kathmandu, up the Himalayas, to the Nepali village of Doramba. By far, this is the worst (although in some ways the best..) bus trip I have ever been on.
A Day in Studio A – Sarod, Tabla, and… an iPhone?
Hit play now, this is a long one… It’s the morning of December 22nd, 2010 and despite the bright blue skies and sun shining down, it’s rather brisk outside. That being said, it is winter in Nepal so it’s to be expected! On my back I carry my recording rig as we walk through the […]