These boots are made for walking... November 5th 2010 The first thing that came to our mind when planning a trip to Nepal was trekking. We had wanted to do some of the world famous treks. The Annapurna Circuit or Langtang were high up on the list, but after my little hospital stay in Tibet, I wasn't overly keen to experiment with altitude again!
We eventually decided on the Helambu Trek mainly because it didn't require long bus rides and the maximu ... read more
Asia » Nepal » Kathmandu Valley 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
A couple of mid 20 year olds, started this blog back in 2006. We left our homeland of New Zealand and set off on our trip of a lifetime.
These entries follow our travels from our New Zealand to London and back again. Total geeks - no Las Vegas or full moon parties here. We used '1001 Natural wonders' to plan our trips. Sometimes riding 5 hours on the back of a motorbike to see a waterfall or random rock formation.
Since arriving back home in New Zealand in 2011, travels haven't been much of a priority. The arrival of our amazing little baby has made us hang up our backpacks for a little... full info