Lumde to Namche Bazaar November 18th 2018 Lumde is in the bottom of a valley and so gets the sunlight later in the morning. No sunshine through the windows or fire during breakfast made it a very chilly start despite the fact it was warmer than it has been higher up.
We started off around 8am and I was relieved when we finally reached the sunshine. The next couple of villages we reached are traditional Sherpa villages. They had large, wa ... read more
Asia » Nepal » Namche 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
We are a young (ish), recently married couple off on a belated 6 month honeymoon. We will be leaving the UK at the beginning of August and plan on returning sometime in Jan (work is expecting us back the first week of Feb). We are planning on exploring India, Nepal, Burma, Laos and Cambodia depending on how long things take and how much we enjoy various areas.
Elizabeth usually works in the NHS and Stephen is an engineer. Neither of us did the classic gap year backpacking so are now making the most of the opportunity to travel (much to our employers annoyance). We plan on staying in a va... full info