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Himalayas from above

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During the afternoon of 25 April 2015, a MW 7.8 Earthquake struck Nepal and surrounding nations. Shaking from the quake triggered numerous avalanches on Himalayas and Mt Everest. At least twenty two people were killed in the deadliest disaster on…
As we mention on our last post we were  forced to leave our car in the Border of Nepal and China as the roads were blocked by mud-slides and rain. The situation was in the hands of the Chinese Army and after 9 long days we were finally reunited with our vehicles but unfortunately with a [...]

Earthquake Aftermath

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As we mention on our last post we were  forced to leave our car in the Border of Nepal and China as the roads were blocked by mud-slides and rain. The situation was in the hands of the Chinese Army…
Ever since Nepal first opened its borders to outsiders in the 1950s, this tiny mountain nation has had an irresistible mystical allure for travelers. Packed between the high wall of the Himalayan range and the steamy jungles of the Indian plains, Nepal is a land of snow peaks, yaks, monasteries and mantras. Today, trekkers in [...]

Chapter 23/Nepal

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Ever since Nepal first opened its borders to outsiders in the 1950s, this tiny mountain nation has had an irresistible mystical allure for travelers. Packed between the high wall of the Himalayan range and the steamy jungles of the Indian…
As we were about to cross in to China from Nepal and continue our epic journey ,the powerful and destructive earthquake of 7.9 Richter  hit us.We are ok but forced to leave our car in the Border of Nepal and China as the roads were blocked by mud-slides and rain. As the situation was in [...]

Earthquake Alert

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As we were about to cross in to China from Nepal and continue our epic journey ,the powerful and destructive earthquake of 7.9 Richter  hit us.We are ok but forced to leave our car in the Border of Nepal and…
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VAN NEPAL NAAR KASHMIR

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SWAYAMBHUNATH Beter bekend als de Monkeytempel en een toeristische trekpleister. Waarom is ons absoluut een raadsel. Nog nooit hebben we een dergelijke bende bij een tempel gezien. De spiraaltop is afgedekt, waarschijnlijk als bescherming tegen de duiven, die in grote…
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Welcome to the Jungle

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We stood at the water’s edge in our shorts and flip flops along with a horde of other Western and Asian tourists. Six massive elephants rested on their sides in the cool river water of the Rapti. Every day the…
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Langtang Phooey

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A while ago in the Andes mountains of Argentina we passed through a place called Uspallata, and thereafter began our ill-fated international food smuggling debacle, which saw us retreating to Uspallata. Uspallata, as it turned out, was the home base…
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The Maoist Revolt

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You may recall a reference that I made a short time ago regarding Nepal’s turbulent recent history involving the fall of the monarchy, the rise of the Republic, and the persistent problem with those rebellious and violent communists, the Maoists.…
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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Tiger

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It was harvest season in Pokhara Valley. During our trek of the Annapurna circuit the rice fields surrounding our camp had changed from neon green to gold. Harvest season was the most time critical event of the year and everyone…
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Around Annapurna, Part 3: Little Tibet

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<< Read Part 2 We stood atop the roof on the edge of Muktinath and hung our laundry from the lines, glad to have put the grueling Thorong La behind us. A chilly wind cascaded down the canyon from the…
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Around Annapurna, Part 2: Snowbound

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<< Read Part 1 For the second consecutive day in Braga the rain continued to fall. Plan A had been to make a three day diversion to Tilicho Lake, the highest lake in the world at over 16,000 feet. The…
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01/26/2014 – 206 days/18725 miles

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Here’s just a couple more photos from my last couple days in Kathmandu…and I’m off to Bangkok in the morning! Himalayas from a plane…             That’s Everest            Boudhanath Temple…one of the largest Buddhist temples in the world                   …
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The Kingdom in the Clouds

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Crossing India had consisted of two thousand kilometers of pancake flat driving on the worst roads in the world. Now the roads were well maintained, and within a few miles of crossing the border we began winding through foothills, and…
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Through the jungle in Nepal

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Nepal consists of high mountains and white peaks – that’s what we thought. So we were really surprised to find out that it has also areas with tropical jungle forests, with tigers, elephants and crocodiles. There are several national parks…

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