After waiting a long time for donkeys to cross a bridge we crossed only to discover herds more of the animals on the other side, also waiting to cross. Completely blocking the path trekkers started climbing the walls to get past and out of the way as more donkeys herders kept appearing and trying to urge their already stuck animals on.
Namche to Luckla November 20th 2018
Not being in any rush we had a leisurely breakfast before saying goodbye and heading on our way. The weather was glorious again, which whilst very pleasant to walk in would have been more useful yesterday than today where most of the route is tree covered so views are limited. It was nice to be warm for a change though.
Leaving the teahouse we pootled into Namche itself. Here we found a goat ... read more
Asia » Nepal » Lukla 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