Nepal Lecture Kicks Off Exotic Destinations Series at Nashua Public Library

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Caption: Sangmo, a Nepalese girl, makes the classic greeting sign, namaste. Her well-deserved nickname is “Buta Maya” which means “sweet little thing.” Sangmo and her family came to the clinic where Ken Harvey volunteered in Nepal. The wrap on her head, while in nontraditional colors, tells a bit of her heritage. Harvey will speak and show his photos of Nepal at the Nashua Public Library on January 7 at 7 p.m. Photo credit: Ken Harvey

NASHUA, NH–In 2010, Ken Harvey participated in a medical mission to remote villages in the Himalayas and fell in love with Nepal and its people. When he heard about the country’s devastating earthquakes in 2015, he knew he had to return to help the victims rebuild.

Caption: Sangmo, a Nepalese girl, makes the classic greeting sign, namaste.  Her well-deserved nickname is “Buta Maya” which means “sweet little thing.” Sangmo and her family came to the clinic where Ken Harvey volunteered in Nepal.  The wrap on her head, while in nontraditional colors, tells a bit of her heritage. Harvey will speak and show his photos of Nepal at the Nashua Public Library on January 7 at 7 p.m. Photo credit: Ken Harvey
Caption: Sangmo, a Nepalese girl, makes the classic greeting sign, namaste. Her well-deserved nickname is “Buta Maya” which means “sweet little thing.” Sangmo and her family came to the clinic where Ken Harvey volunteered in Nepal. The wrap on her head, while in nontraditional colors, tells a bit of her heritage. Harvey will speak and show his photos of Nepal at the Nashua Public Library on January 7 at 7 p.m.
Photo credit: Ken Harvey

On Thursday, January 7, at 7 p.m. at the Nashua Public Library, he will share his experiences and the photos he took in a talk called “Nepal: Pay It Forward.”

An active photographer for over 45 years, Harvey has won numerous awards for his work, including Best in Show at the Greeley Park Art Show.

The event is the first in the library’s series of “Exotic Destinations” lectures. Others in the series include:

• Iran: Persian Glory and Islamic Revolution—Sunday, January 10, at 2 p.m.
• Hiking the John Muir Trail—Thursday, January 14, at 7 p.m.
• Walking Across the United States—Thursday, January 28, at 7 p.m.

All four lectures are free and open to the public. Registration is not required. The library is located at 2 Court Street, Nashua.

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