Descending the hills to Nepal December 31st 2009 New country, new feelings!
After the noisy night in the Nepali-run hotel in Zhangmu (China/Tibet) our 8km trip to the Nepali border was eventless. Pasang, our guide took us to the customs, we wished each other good karma and waved goodbye. We walked the border area to the Nepali side. Funny but this no man's land looked like it's "everybody's land" as there were so many Nepali people ... read more
Asia » Nepal » Kathmandu In 1951, the Nepalese monarch ended the century-old system of rule by hereditary premiers and instituted a cabinet system of government. Reforms in 1990 established a multiparty democracy within the framework of a constitutional monarchy. A Maoist in... ... read more
It looks like a dream will come true... At least the drunken visions we had in Nancy became true!
For Valentine's day in 2009 we went for the weekend to Nancy, France. A former colleague of Agi had told us Nancy is really nice and has a fantastic French restaurant, which should not be missed. So we headed of to Nancy, got a nice hotel room downtown and enjoyed the city. In the evening to went to the square where this excellent restaurant should be, but after three circles around the church and checking every restaurant we saw (read: a lot.... full info