Post-Trek Relaxation and Goodbyes

At the end of our trek, we arrived in Pokhara, the lakeside town that caters to trekkers of all budgets and their need to relax (or jump off mountains strapped to parachutes if that is your thing). We opted for the relaxation, and managed to score three rooms at Hotel Nirvana where Rob and I had…

Nepal, first impressions, again.

Last time we arrived in Kathmandu, almost four years ago, we were fresh from the slightly stressful New Delhi. Thamel, in comparison, was a peaceful haven. We were both a little nervous that culture shock might not be so kind to us this time around. Well, despite being very noisy and very hot, we seemed…

A week in Kathmandu

We’ve had a brilliant week in Kathmandu – it’s gone so quickly! After our long weekend of sightseeing, we settled down to the business of planning and booking everything for our trip and shopping! We had decided to send a parcel home that needed filling, and a long list of things that we’d need thanks…

Kathmandu!

Well we both like Kathmandu, poor India, it didn’t really stand a chance in comparison! I guess Rob always liked it here, being his second home, but as a first time visitor I have to say I’m impressed. It’s like a cleaner, friendlier, more interesting Delhi. People striking up a conversation will sometimes just want…