What to do in Kathmandu? April 27th 2007 Thamel in Kathmandu was the perfect tonic after months on the road - a place to recuperate and rejuvenate surrounded by creature comforts. Thamel is the tourist enclave in the middle of Kathmandu, akin to Khao San Road in Bangkok. A travellers hub where Western goods and services meet Eastern retailers and reasonable prices; a place where everything is possible and almost anything can be procured. ... 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
An aussie and a kiwi exploring the world ...
"Life is not measured by the breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away" - Anon
In Jan 2007 we set out on an overland journey from Asia to Europe overland. From India, via Nepal, Tibet, China, Mongolia, Russia and Europe ... destination Ireland, with no flights. Trains, buses, tuk-tuks, boats, bikes, yak, camel, and rickshaws all formed the basis of our travels.
Suze spent a year living and working in Ireland (in between all the long weekends away), Dave returned to Oz for 6 months but re... full info