Downtime in Nepal November 28th 2007 It had to happen sometime: two-and a half months of near-constant travelling, new places, new people, new experiences are finally catching up with me. Feeling more than a bit worn out and tired, I've been hiding high above Kathmandu valley for the past few days, in a fantastic little cottage called Shivapuri Heights, owned by an Englishman called Steve and staffed by a lovely young Tibetan-Nepali ... 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
I’ve always wanted to travel the world, ever since I was a little girl. I dreamt about adventures in strange lands, treasures that were to be uncovered and destinies that had to be followed. When I turned 35 years old, the time to live my dream had finally come. I sold my house, surrendered my responsibilities and gave away most of my possessions to follow the call of my soul.
My journey started in 2007 with an overland trip to Pakistan that was only supposed to last for a few months. I left my hometown of Leamington Spa in England for a train trip that took me through Germany, Czech Rep... full info