Nepal – Kathmandone.

Last night in Kathmandu tonight. Final beer in Tom and Jerry's. A last decent meal before a lot of bush camping and what I imagine will be a noodle/rice/MSG fest in China. The best bits…

Nepal – Gurkha Museum…
....maybe

Nepal – Gurkha Museum…

Me and a mate made the poor decision to walk 7km uphill in 30 degree heat to get to the Gurkha museum. Sunburnt? Yes. Exhausted? Yes. Sweaty? Yes. Fit enough to be a Gurkha? No.…

Nepal – Sticking My Oar In…
...really...

Nepal – Sticking My Oar In…

Whitewater rafting has never appealed to me. So I have no idea why I said "yes" to this. I think I was still high after the canyon swing. The river didn't look so bad the…

Nepal – Shoppers Rainbow Sunny Delight…

I've already mentioned the fake-fake and other counterfeit goods in Nepal. But there are also loads of locally made, yak wool goodies to be had. Big, warm jumpers, hats, gloves - this place has the…

Nepal – Swinging…

No, the trip didn't get kinky. I didn't know that jumping off a bridge would be the easy part of a Canyon Swing. The walk back up the hill nearly killed me! What a rush!…

Nepal – It’s Spitting!

I'm not talking about monsoon weather. I'm getting ticked off with the local habit of dredging up the contents of their lungs and hocking out a big blob of spit in the street. Men do…

Nepal – Birthday in Kathmandu!

I had an excellent birthday in Kathmandu. It started at 5am for the drive from Pohkara and finished near midnight in Tom and Jerry's bar in Thamel. Cold beer, steak fajitas and classic rock on…

Nepal – Meat Sweats V Heat Sweats…

I can confirm that I prefer meat sweats to heat sweats. This most recent revelation came to me about half way into a massive medium rare fillet steak at the New Everest Steak House, Pokhara.…