Somewhere in Kathmandu

Nepal travel stories

Sunrise in Nepal

Mountains know no boundaries. I took this picture at Tumling, Nepal while on a trek to Sandakphu, West Bengal last December with Youth Hostel Associations of India [YHAI]. The beauty of Sandakphu trek was that I constantly moved between India and Nepal. Mountains do...

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The Sleeping Buddha – Nepal

Amazing things happen when Men and Mountains meet. I had trekked to Sandakphu, West Bengal, India [12000 feet] with Youth Hostel Association of India [YHAI]. More than the climb I was fascinated about the view of Mt. Kanchenjunga under Full-moon light. 25th December,...

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Life in Durbar Square, Kathmandu

My first impressions of Kathmandu were nothing to write home about. Scenes of suicidal drivers hysterically tooting loud horns, buffalos crossing the road and open sewers reeking of stale urine did very little to impress me, as I sat speechless in a rattling tuk tuk,...

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Lumbini: the Buddhist Mecca

It was my long standing desire to ride across the snowy Himalayan ranges on my motorcycle and after a long time of planning holidays, finances and logistics, I was well on my way towards the Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal. I rode my bike into Sanauli village in Uttar...

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Obituary: Sir Edmund Hillary

It's always sad when one of your heroes dies. For anybody who doesn't know, Sir Edmund Hilary passed away today at 88. Along with his sherpa Tenzeng Norgay, he was the first man to summit Mt. Everest in 1953. Growing up I always had a fascination with men like...

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Mt. Everest and Nepal

TAMPA, FL (August 2, 2007)—Tour operator Cox & Kings USA announces a Signature Travel Extension titled "Mt. Everest & Nepal." The private four day, three night tour includes a two-hour round trip helicopter tour to Mt. Everest, the highest peak in the Himalayan...

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Asia and Boundless Journeys

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Boundless Journeys Savings

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Golf Around the World with Le Méridien

LONDON (April 2006): Why stay in the U.S. to play golf? Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts offers golf resorts in some of the most exotic, exciting and uncommon destinations in the world with challenging courses suitable for both professionals and amateurs. Below, please...

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