- Kathmandu to Border with TibetWhy do people have 'bucket lists' or 'life lists' as the more positive amongst us prefer to call them! And why do Buddhists believe all life is suffering? I was reflecting on this - or at least i would have Posted by Mick G in Nepal | Nov 16, 2013
- Doomed goats and roadside drama: approaching a trekA few days after arriving in Kathmandu, a place I thought I'd never be, I found myself beginning an activity similarly unimagined – trekking in the Himalayas, without a guide or a porter, carrying my own festival-sized rucksack. More specifically, Posted by wanderingwolf in Off the Leash | Oct 13, 2013
- Pokhara to KhatmanduHaving arrived in Pokhara safe and sound we now had two days to explore the place. It's a favourite destination for tourists, Trekkers ,para gliders and in our case motorcyclists. Imagine a mixture of sixties hippy, "adventure " blue Posted by Mick G in Nepal | Nov 8, 2013
- Tihar en de Boedhistische StupahEr zijn de afgelopen week weer zoveel bijzondere dingen gebeurd dat het me wel de moeite waard leek om deze met jullie te delen en ook even wat foto's te laten zien.
De Hindu's houden van hun festivals. Iedere god Posted by Willemijn v Kol in *Willem in Nepal* | Nov 7, 2013
- Who am I, who's this 'Rich' guy? Why are we going anywhere?'I' is a 24-year-old Londoner with some creative aspirations and a liking for wolves. Beyond that it's difficult to know what to say. It's common to describe yourself in relation to your job, but I'm currently unemployed, and one Posted by wanderingwolf in Off the Leash | Oct 12, 2013
- Yatri Hah: KathmanduMy first entry is a disorganised, impressionistic take from my diary. Hopefully I'll become more coherent as I go!
[b]Confusing meals had: 2
Silly souvenirs bought: 1
Forms filled in: 6
Temples/shrines visited: 10+
Number of people who offer Posted by wanderingwolf in Off the Leash | Oct 9, 2013
- Tereska gets brave in PokharaJust a quick update as we are short of time. We have enjoyed Pokhara since arriving (the bus journey here was great btw, suspension, a/c and everything!) it is much quieter than Kathmandu and due to its large lake and Posted by TessAndRach in Asian Adventure | Nov 5, 2013
- Templemania in Kathmandu ValleyAfter spending 16 hours on the horror that was “Namaste Deluxe” we were pleased to get off and stretch our legs once we finally reached the Kathmandu ring road. We walked on past the taxi drivers hanging around the bus Posted by TessAndRach in Asian Adventure | Nov 3, 2013
- Chitwan to PokharaFrom Chitwan we travelled to Lambini, the birthplace of Buddha. It is now a World Heritage Site and is visited by Buddhists from all over the world. Before entry shoes must be removed, It's a place I really wanted Posted by Mick G in Nepal | Nov 3, 2013
- On the RoadTravelling by any means in Nepal is an adventure. Our few days watching traffic in Kathmandu, travelling by kamikaze taxi, and dodging,cycles,rickshaws,motorcycles,cars, trucks and buses while on foot,had given us some serious misgivings about choosing to Posted by Mick G in Nepal | Nov 2, 2013
- Epic 2 day journey to KathmanduIt was now time for us to leave India and head on to Nepal. The journey from Shillong to Kathmandu was a total of 695km, involving travel via Sumo, train, rickshaw, jeep, bus and on foot. It began well with Posted by TessAndRach in Asian Adventure | Nov 2, 2013
- Pashupatinath, KathmanduReligions are everywhere in Kathmandu and Nepal. Hinduism , Buddhism, Christianity,Islam and every other religion you can name, can probably be found somewhere in Kathmandu. However, central to most is Hinduism.
Temple's are everywhere, and shrines are Posted by Mick G in Nepal | Nov 2, 2013
- NamasteDe eerste weer rondneuzen zit er op. Tijd voor reflectie.
Na een paar drukke weken vol afscheidsdinertjes, inkopen doen, lieve woorden, koffietjes, laatste kusjes en een memorabel knalfeest vond ik mezelf op Schiphol samen met de mensen die me het Posted by Willemijn v Kol in *Willem in Nepal* | Oct 30, 2013
- KathmanduKathmandu is one of those cities that quite literally, takes your breath away. Every aspect of life,as well as death,is contained within this relatively small city. With 1.7 million people living here, it is by far the biggest concentration of Posted by Mick G in Nepal | Oct 27, 2013
- Flight to KathmanduIn the sixties and seventies Kathmandu was a popular destination for the Hippies in search of free love and drugs (and not necessarily in that order). The overland trail led through Europe, Turkey, to India before ending at the drugs Posted by Mick G in Nepal | Oct 25, 2013
- Tips and Hints before arriving in NepalHere are some important info about Nepal, for those planning to visit this incredible country. Let me know your comments.
When to Go?
Oct – Dec = good weather, sunny warm days, cool evenings -- peak tourist season. Jan – Feb = Posted by pablo.maior in Tips and Hints before arrival in Nepal | Sep 19, 2013
- Spelke Travels Update #6 (July)The Contents Highlights:
1. Nepal: a play-by-play of trekking to Annapurna Base Camp
2. Japan: playing in the user-friendly city of Tokyo and getting west for real culture
3. Hawaii: a beautiful wedding on the best island in good old U.S. of A.
4. R Posted by cspelke in Spelke Travels | Sep 5, 2013
- OUR WAY TO INDIAThe visa for India was not a straight forward process. The way took eight days, three visits to the embassy and a payment of around 45USD each. During our waiting time for this visa we visited Pokhara (above blog) and Posted by erika_simon in Simplicity, Inspiration and Angels | Aug 28, 2013
- POKHARA – A MARVELOUS PLACE: LEECHES, A FROG, ......This blog is started with a Hindu prayer, “Lead Us from Darkness (Ignorance) to Light (Knowledge), from Falsehood to Truth, from Death to Immortality.” It sums up Pokhara and Nepal for me.
Pokhara is the second biggest city in Nepal Posted by erika_simon in Simplicity, Inspiration and Angels | Aug 21, 2013
- KATHMANDU – COLORFUL, GREEN, AND BUSY CITYNamaste everybody (Hello in Nepalese)
Kathmandu is a city which impressed me a great deal. We had heard great comments from many people about Nepal, but I did not know what to expect and I was also trying hard not to Posted by erika_simon in Simplicity, Inspiration and Angels | Aug 10, 2013
- Chapter #13: Top of the WorldDear all,
What to say about Nepal: it surprised me, as it was different from what I expected. Somehow I always associated Nepal to the Himalaya, so I though of Kathmandu as a city built up a hill with a style Posted by jack87jack in Spinning around | Jul 14, 2013
- Damak y alrededoresMi última parada en este periplo por Nepal ha sido en un lugar un tanto inusual, pues he pasado unos días en Damak, una pequeña localidad en el este del país sin ninguna atracción turística destacable. De hecho, creo que Posted by gacela in Gacela por el Mundo | Jun 19, 2013
- PatanDespués de daros la tabarra con una montaña detrás de otra, hoy toca un poco de cultura y espiritualidad con los templos de la plaza Durbar de Patan. La tercera de las plazas patrimonio de la humanidad en el valle Posted by gacela in Gacela por el Mundo | Jun 16, 2013
- Campo Base del Everest - Parte 3Después de cruzar Cho La, llegamos al impresionante valle del Goyko, uno de los lugares más espectaculares de todo el parque. Para empezar, la nevada de la noche anterior había cubierto de blanco el glaciar que teníamos que atravesar ese Posted by gacela in Gacela por el Mundo | Jun 12, 2013
- HELLO ASIA! :)As you can see, another blog, another place I visited. This was my first stop in Asia, Nepal!!! The flight from Brussels to Nepal, Kathmandu was 17 hour 55 minute flight with a 6 hour 45 minute layover. This long Posted by mayals in My Dream Trip Around the World | Jun 10, 2013