If heavy rain, mosquitoes and rubbish-lined streets are your thing, then head to Goa during monsoon season. For those of you who haven’t been to Goa, its quite similar to Koh Samui (Thailand) but exchange the drunken Aussies in fluoro … Continue reading Goa in monsoon season…what were we thinking???
Pssst…..In case you haven’t figured it out yet, Ann has been having full reign on the blog, writing all kinds of things that I have no control over like the case of the man flu (which is a totally legitimate … Continue reading Rally bussing to Manali
Getting to McLeod Ganj wasn’t the easiest task. The plan was to take a 90 minute flight here. Unfortunately due to stormy conditions the flight had to be cancelled. Consequently we ended up taking a maxi taxi with 3 other … Continue reading Tibet in the mountains of India
Arriving in India we expected a lot of things: 1) The airport would be an old shabby shack full of people 2) We’d get scammed by a taxi driver who would take us to his friend’s hotel instead of our … Continue reading Welcome to India!
There’s so much we want to say about Tibet, so much of our political opinion regarding Tibet. But we can’t because the powers that be may be reading. So instead we ask you to read between the lines and figure … Continue reading Tibet – what’s left of it…
Lying on the southern border of Nepal is Chitwan National Park a heavily protected ground known primarily for its One Horned Rhinoceros (population approx 450) and the Royal Bengal Tiger (population approx 125). Entering the park each day will set … Continue reading Chitwan Safari
We’ve got to say, we’ve been to many amazing places around the world, but this definitely takes the cake. Never have I been so challenged mentally and physically as much as I have been over the past 4 days. I … Continue reading The Poonann’s trek to Poon Hill
7 hours on a bus from Kathmandu was well worth the wait to arrive in this beautiful lakeside town of Pokhara. The streets are much wider and less congested, there is less pollution and there is a much more relaxed … Continue reading Pokhara the Great!
At least they’re half right. Walking down the streets of Kathmandu we’re more often greeted with ‘Ni Hao’ than their traditional greeting of ‘Namaste’. There are so many Chinese tourists here, I can forgive them for thinking we all look … Continue reading Everyone thinks we’re Chinese
So what do you think of when you hear the name “Kathmandu”? My instant thought it that overpriced trekking store that often have those 60% sales which somehow still results in the stock still being $200+. Ok I just needed … Continue reading The Real Kathmandu