Everest Base Camp January 19th 2013 J:
I flew into Kathmandu from Bangkok and I spent the first day looking for a jacket, gloves, thermals, socks, hat, scarf, boots, sleeping bag - basically an entire wardrobe more suited to Nepal in January rather than the beaches of South East Asia. After several fruitless hours I came to the conclusion that renting mountain gear in Kathmandu is unheard of, so I found the cheapest equipment avail ... read more
Asia » Nepal » Himalayas 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
After three wonderful years in New Zealand Holly and I are moving back to London and are taking a scenic route home through Australia, Asia and the Middle East.
We will write about our travel musings and incidents here. We hope this little blog will keep you entertained.... full info