Tag Archives: Nepal
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.
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 – […]
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 […]
In the medieval town of Bhaktapur in central Nepal there was a toilet door in an inn. Amongst the usual suspects of language describing what was beyond the portal was a small sign that said “Leithreas”. This is Gaelic – the indigenous language of Ireland – where John hails from!
As we board the flight to Perth we have realised that it is just over 7 months travel in Asia that has just been completed. To commemorate this here is some Top 7 lists of our incredible journey so far. (n.b Each item has a link to that post!) Written by John AND Karen! […]
During the last few days our blog has hit 10000 views so now would be a good time to crunch the numbers and see what trends we have seen on our trip so far. Travel So far we have been travelling for over 2 months or to be precise 66 days and 19 hours and […]
We luckily managed to evade capture (and rabies) thanks to our running shoes and the fact that Third World hounds don’t have much stamina After a fun filled 5 weeks in India the time came to board Air India Flight AI215 from to Kathmandu (Nepal) from Delhi (after an intial leg from Kochi) Karen used […]