Tag Archives: Kathmandu

Weekly Photo Challenge: Colours of the Rainbow

On seeing this week’s Photo Challenge Topic both Karen and I both said at once: “Boudhanath Stupa” While exploring this marvellous building we were enthralled by the multi-coloured Tibetan Flags that adorned it’s four corners.    

Tears In Rain…

Last year Karen and I spent a few amazing weeks in Nepal. Our initial objective was just to go there to do a bit of trekking but we discovered so much more. We spent days getting lost amongst Kathmandu’s labyrinthine streets, discovering temples both hidden and looming before heading to quieter streets in Bhaktapur – […]

Weekly Photo Challenge: Reward

One of the biggest challenges on our trip to date was the trekking in Nepal. This was an ever bigger challenge for John who was suffering from Kathmandu Belly! At one point we thought only half of JK would reap the reward of making it to the Summit in Poonhill. But stubbornness won over and […]

Reeling in the Year:2014

Today marks one year since we pulled on our rucksacks and said goodbye to Lucy and Martin in Greenwich, London. We boarded the train to Heathrow with a one way ticket to Perth Australia via Delhi, Bangkok and Bali. Our tummies were tumbling, there was mixture of excitement, fear, sadness and nerves inside. Little did […]

This town is coming like a Ghost Town

“Karen!” “What John?” “Instead of the 8 hour bus journey back to Kathmandu, what if we break up the journey?” Karen cocked up her eyebrows and asked.. “Wow. Good idea, but where could we stay?” “I have heard great things about Bandipur. A little town full of culture and great to visit. The Lonely Planet […]

Kathmandu among the pigeons

We luckily managed to evade capture (and rabies) thanks to our running shoes and the fact that Third World hounds don’t have much energy! After a fun filled 5 weeks in India the time came to board AI215 Air India flight to Kathmandu (Nepal). Karen used the stopover in Delhi to get some last minute […]