Kathmandu to Colombo (via Mumbia)

Kathmandu to Colombo (via Mumbia)Mumbai, India Mumbai, India Conclusion of my Nepali mini adventure. Nepal is beautiful. Nepali produce and people are... More preferable in my opinion, than India's... India trumped Nepal in relation to flavour of food... I'd be lying if I said I hadn't dreamt about having gulub jamun for dessert (Google it),... Continue Reading →

Leaving Pokhara and back to Kathmandu

Leaving Pokhara and back to KathmanduKathmandu, Nepal Kathmandu, Nepal The visibility had decreased significantly as I drove out of Pokhara. It dawned upon me how blessed I really was, for the clear skies and high visibility of the Annapurnas in the previous days. My eyes were heavy and I was fighting the urge to sleep... Continue Reading →

Flying high in the Nepali sky

Flying high in the Nepali skyPokhara, Nepal Pokhara, Nepal The most anticipated morning sunrise of my life so far... It's about 5:30am, 7kms northwest out of Pokhara, on a small mountain in a town called Sarangkot. Undoubtably the most popular place to watch the sunrise over the Annapurna Range and in particular the peak of... Continue Reading →

The road to Pokhara

The road to PokharaPokhara, Nepal Pokhara, Nepal In the 5 hours driving from Chitwan to Phokara, I got to see small towns, villages and the roads that wind through the mountains. The scenery was beautiful. I saw where the Seti River and the Trishuli River merge to form the Narayani river (that flows into India)... Continue Reading →

Kathmandu to Chitwan National Park

Kathmandu to Chitwan National ParkSauraha, Nepal Sauraha, Nepal Waking up on my own accord at 4:30am on a weekday. Who am I? I can begin to feel the affects of being in big, smoggy cities. Before travelling to Kathmandu, I'd been warned about the pollution and had considered wearing a surgical mask in this city...... Continue Reading →

Kathmandu and Co (Bhaktapur)

Kathmandu and Co (Bhaktapur)Kathmandu, Nepal Kathmandu, Nepal 8am in Kathmandu. It can't be more than 12 degrees as I leave my non heated hotel. A 20km drive from Kathmandu City via Bhaktapur and I'm in Changu to check out the oldest temple in Kathmandu Valley, the Changu Narayan Temple. Unlike all the temples I've ever... Continue Reading →

Flying into Nepal

Flying into NepalKathmandu, Nepal Kathmandu, Nepal Earlier this week, a very well respected and experienced pilot (not) over shot the runway at Kathmandu International Airport causing a shut down and playing havoc on travellers flight plans. Some 4 or more days later, I was stuck in the middle of the ongoing backlog to get into... Continue Reading →

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