Situated within a valley, Nepal’s capital city of Kathmandu offers visitors numerous attractions and plenty of interesting areas to explore.
Dave shares a photo of a typical Nepali breakfast, including vegetable soup, roti, and milk tea.
Crossing international borders over land can be full of headaches, from filling out paperwork to bureaucratic delays, insidious money changers and scams galore. After convincing myself to finally leave Nepal, I clearly had the desire for more adventure because instead of making the trip from Kathmandu to Darjeeling, India with new friends, I decided to […]
Since rioting Tibetans and the iron-fist of the Chinese government meant I’d miss the chance to visit Tibet, I was soaking up as much of the culture as possible in Nepal. Nowhere was it more alive than around the Buddhist pilgrimage site of Boudhanath Stupa, the 5th World Heritage Site I visited in the Kathmandu […]
At the rate I’m going with flashbacks, I’ll be stuck in Nepal forever, but truth be told, the little Himalayan country holds a special place in my heart. Here are the posts I wrote after visits to 4 of the 7 World Heritage sites in the Kathmandu Valley: Kathmandu’s Durbar Square (cool architecture) Touring Swayambhunath […]
Kathmandu was definitely unlike any other place I’d visited until that point, and within a few days I’d bought knock off trekking gear, developed an appreciation for milk tea, paid far too much for a rickshaw ride, and adapted to the nightly power cuts (4 hours at a time). But a long-anticipated trek in the […]