Farewell Nepal | Reflections on Life in Kathmandu

Farewell Nepal | Reflections on Life in Kathmandu

It’s a strange feeling as we’re coming to the end of our time in Nepal. Mixed emotions for sure but on balance we are both ready for a change of scenery. A few weeks ago, I wasn’t so sure but now Mark and I are in agreement and looking forward to the next chapter. It...
Farewell Dinners

Farewell Dinners

As a postscript to Mark’s entry, I thought I should post these photo’s of the meal when we took Santos and Gautam to Rum Doodle and our last meal with Ben at the Indian Restaurant at the Annapurna Hotel. Farewell dinner at the Annapurna Hotel Farewell...
Everest Mountain Flight

Everest Mountain Flight

It was up bright and early this morning for Ben and myself as we were picked up at 5.45 am to go to the airport for our Everest Mountain Flight.  It is for many a highlight of a trip to Nepal and Ben was keen to do it; as I’d never done it before I decided...
A Beautiful Day in Kathmandu …

A Beautiful Day in Kathmandu …

We generally can’t complain about the weather around here but on Friday morning we woke up to a particularly clear day.  This is the view from our roof top – yep, there are a few wires and ugly buildings in the way and it’s taken on my phone but as I...
Kathmandu: Bungamati Break

Kathmandu: Bungamati Break

This weekend we had planned to go to Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha.  Determined to see a bit more of the country whilst we’re here we were all booked and set to go. We had literally just picked up the air tickets and were saying goodbye to Bijay when he said “hang...
Married to a Fruit?

Married to a Fruit?

Bael fruit Before I get any smart comments, some of you may say, yes I am!  But Mark aside, it’s true: last night I went to celebrate a wedding party where the bride is 5 years old and the groom is a piece of fruit.  Not just any fruit, a bael fruit (common name...

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