Good bye Nepal February 23rd 2008 February 24, Islamabad
It’s after the elections and after the results have been published. Only 30 to 40 % took part and scores of women were prevented from voting, although that is their constitutional right.
It seems that in other parts of the country not everything went as peacefully as it did here, but even with that as a consideration it all went a lot less problematic than expected. Of ... read more
Asia » Pakistan » Islamabad The separation in 1947 of British India into the Muslim state of Pakistan (with two sections West and East) and largely Hindu India was never satisfactorily resolved, and India and Pakistan have fought two wars - in 1947-48 and 1965 - over the disput... ... read more
My wife and I are immigrants. Ann comes from Sydney, Australia and I come from the Hague, Holland. We have been living for almost forty years in the South of Johannesburg, South Africa. We call ourselves South Africans.
In March 2004 and nearing the end of our working days, we discovered we both harbored secret wishes to see China. One night in bed, my wife saw on the inside of her eyes the almost unbroken landmass between SA and China and realized China could be reached by car.
That´s where it started.
We bought a car, a Land Rover and converted it into a primitive but adequate camper. A... full info