Bistari, Bistari..... A first trip through the Annapurnas - Puma Village to Ghale Gaun March 12th 2012 Out of bed at 6am, we have Surya's donuts and dhal bhat minus the rice and tea. Aftr breakfast Surya shows us her visitor book and photo albums of previous homestay guests and volunteers. We jettison more things out of our packs in the pursuit of lightening Santo's load, if any one stays with Surya I hope you enjoy my Lonely Planet Nepal phrasebook. We are then formally given the tikka ble ... read more
Asia » Nepal » Annapurna » Annapurna Circuit 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
52, in love with the world. Fell in love with Nepal. Then Iran. Now? ....
Where to next?
2017- Well, that'd be the USA again then Mongolia.
Update- Mongolia is to be shelved for yet another year. Instead there is a wedding to attend in Edinburgh- but first, The West Highland Way to be walked.
"They do say that there is a thing called mountain exhilaration, that when in high places a strange elation seizes one; akin to ecstasy or madness."
-Han Suyin... full info