Nepal - a tale of a boring little town and 2 great cities - Bhairawa, Pokhara and Kathmandu January 15th 2010 So the trip to Nepal on the Indian side was very smooth - train to Gorakphur, bicycle rickshaw to bus station - the guy was about 70 bless him, felt like I should offer to give him a lift, then a minibus to the border town of Sunauli.
The mini-bus was about a 30 seater but obviously carrying at least 40 people! I was squeezed into a gap about 6 inches wide on a seat that ran alongside the driv ... read more
Asia » Nepal » Kathmandu » Thamel 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
So, I have my redundancy (hooray) and am off on my travels again. This trip will last four months and I aim to take in a little bit of Malaysia (for the beach), New Zealand and Australia (for the beer, BBQs, extreme sports and handsome guys) and China (for the hell of it)!
Having said that, on my trip around South America I managed to more or less ignore my planned itinerary, going in and out of Argentina three times, missing out huge parts of Chile and swinging through Columbia.
Hopefully this travel-blog will keep you up to date with my adventures as and when/where they happen.
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