The Butchers and a Shave. I like the fact there's an assorted animal limb in a box outside the barbers door so that while you're getting your close shave you can watch the flies gathering and wonder casually, as the guy scrapes your throat with a razor, whether the two buildings are somehow connected.
Dying Dog with your Petite Dejeuner? Disney Matter. November 11th 2008 Kodari - Kathmandu - Pokhara - Birethanti - Gandruk - Ghorepani - Birethanti - Pokhara - Kathmandu - Baktaphur - Kathmandu - Pokhara
No border crossing we’ve been to has said “you are now in a new country with an entirely different culture” quite like the Chinese-Nepali one.
The Chinese border post between the Tibetan hillside town of Zhangmu and the huddle of shacks that form ... read more
Asia » Nepal 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
Years of staring at maps, debating routes, saving money and boring anyone in earshot with constantly changing plans finally culminated in our D-Day. 28th August 2006. The day that Vik and Bob went global.
Having made it to New Zealand without taking a single flight, we reached the conclusion that neither our finances nor our sea legs could stomach another container ship journey so we've cheated and taken a flight from New Zealand to Bangkok. From Bangkok we hope to stick with the overland theme and take a route home through Southern Asia: China, Nepal, India, Pakistan, Iran, Turkey...
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