Never expected to be in Nepal - Lumbini and Buddha January 5th 2009 4 Jan - extremely long day of driving on the bus to reach the India / Nepal border crossing at Bhairawa. Decide to get one month visa. Seen as when I left home I never expected to be coming to Nepal I may as well make the most of this extra country! Visa process and border crossing straight forward and quick.
5 Jan - cannae believe I'm in Nepal. So far however it seems the same as Northern Indi ... read more
Asia » Nepal » Lumbini 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
Welcome to Darling's Travels: From Bellshill to Bangkok and Beyond :)
14 month round the world trip which, at the moment, will cover London to Aqaba overland, Morocco, Southern Africa, India, Thailand (bring on the cats and dogs!), Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Australia, New Zealand, San Francisco and Canada... phew.
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Dec '08 update - some changes...I will now be spending Christmas in Goa / Kerala and New Year in Nepal. Cats & Dogs in Thailand was cancelled, instead I will be in Bangkok for two weeks then head to Phnom Penh in Cambodia on 1 Feb t... full info