Born in the Arun Valley of eastern Nepal, Narayan first met Journeys founder Will Weber when Narayan was a student and Will was a Peace Corps Volunteer high school math and science teacher in a nearby village. As a child Narayan often joined his father in searching for evidence of the first human occupants of the eastern Nepal. Always interested in anthropology Narayan offers a rich perspective on the history and cultures of Nepal. He has a college degree in Nepalese history. He has worked for Journeys since our founding in 1978 and specializes in in-depth explorations of the rich cultures and traditions of the Kathmandu Valley where he currently lives.