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From Kathmandu to Pokhora: A poem about the road.

NEPAL | Sat, 26 Nov 2016 | By ginger_droog | Views [104]

The drive from Kathmandu to Pokhora is like nothing I have ever seen. Our jeep clings to the side of the mountain, while Suman gracefully guides the wheel. Dodging between buses and motorcycles, left side of the road to the right. They all have ... Read more >

Tags: kathmandu, nepal, poem, pokhora, roadrage, roadtrip, travel

Photography assignment in Nepal

VENEZUELA | Sun, 17 Apr 2016 | By mahadevrojastorres | Views [2184]

Since I received the first email from World Nomads saying that my scholarship entry was on final rounds of judging, my happiness only has increased to an unknown level for me, and even though I was exchanging emails and phone calls with Alicia, ... Read more >

Tags: 2015, 2016, ahf, intrepid, kathmandu, nepal, photography, scholarship, travel, world nomads

Photos: Ciao bye bye l'Inde!

NEPAL | Mon, 9 Nov 2015 | By finally | Photo Gallery

Notre mois en Inde touche à sa fin. Pour ma part, je suis contente de passer à autre chose et d'avoir eu un aperçu de la culture indienne et de cet immense pays. Kurt par contre a plus aimé l'Inde et y serait bien resté plus longtemps mais ici c'est la ... Read more >
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Tags: crise, embargo, kathmandu, népal, varanasi

Regicide in Kathmandu

NEPAL | Tue, 28 Jul 2015 | By shantysan | Views [316] | Comments [1]

STUNTEDMIND              June 2001   REGICIDE IN KATHMANDU: A Family Turned Against Itself By Sandy Powlik   I LEFT NEPAL on May 23, 2001. I had been over there ... Read more >

Tags: canada, crown prince, himalaya, kathmandu, king binendra, king guyanendra, nepal, regicide, royal family, royal immunity

The Lure of Kathmandu

NEPAL | Mon, 24 Nov 2014 | By dsharpe | Views [182]

“I think I'm going to Katmandu, That's really, really where I'm going to. If I ever get out of here, That's what I'm gonna do. “ Bob Seger - 1975   For those of you that were around in the “good ole days”... Read more >

Tags: buddha, kathmandu, nepal, spiritual, temples

The Stupas have Eyes

NEPAL | Wed, 5 Nov 2014 | By johnrosejnr | Views [317]

The only way to travel is to blog about it. Below is one of our stories from our personal travel blog www.jkroaming.com   With one full day left in Kathmandu,  Nepal we had to make a choice between The Swayambhunath Stupa (also known ... Read more >

Tags: boudhanath, boudhanath stupa, buddhist monks, kathmandu, nepal, temple

To Visa or not, that is the question

NEPAL | Fri, 29 Aug 2014 | By ritaj | Views [164]

The last two weeks have been filled with uncertainty as the visa for Tibet, while seemingly approved has not been issued.  In the end I just came to Kathmandu, jumped 'off the cliff' as it were, trusting to the Divine and to Hira when he said it ... Read more >

Tags: delays, kathmandu, tibet, uncertainty, visas

Day 1. Kathmandu to Shivalaya (via Jiri) by bus. 4/2014

NEPAL | Sat, 31 May 2014 | By timhughes55 | Views [3239] | Comments [1]

On the map the road to Shivalaya winds east and north from Kathmandu approximately 220 km. Look closely and you'll see hairpins and switchbacks, but these gross changes of direction only hint at the true nature of the road. It should also be marked ... Read more >

Tags: bus to jiri, everest base camp, kathmandu, shivalaya

I still love this City!!

NEPAL | Mon, 5 May 2014 | By random_wanderer | Views [110]

The pink billboard with Deepika Padukone in front of the Thapathali Engineering Campus said Life is an adventure! I said hell yeah!! It is even more so when you live in Kathmandu. Every day life becomes perilous adventure for kathmanduties especially ... Read more >

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In and around Kathmandu

NEPAL | Wed, 2 Apr 2014 | By timhughes55 | Views [244]

I've been thinking of what to write about the principal sights of Kathmandu. A long day tour took us to several Hindu and Buddhist sites and princely relics. These are shabby and less colourful in comparison to the temple and palace splendours of Thailand, ... Read more >

Tags: bhaktapur, kathmandu, pashupatinath ghats, swayambhu

Cities as Living Organisms

NEPAL | Wed, 2 Apr 2014 | By timhughes55 | Views [236]

I'm sure this isn't original but walking around Kathmandu I am reminded of an old thought: how alike an old city is to a living organism. Lanes and alleyways feed into streets and roads and these into squares and major roads, not unlike the capillaries ... Read more >

Tags: city, kathmandu

Singing bowls of Kathmandu

NEPAL | Sun, 30 Mar 2014 | By timhughes55 | Views [1526]

Arrived at 11pm at airport at Kathmandu. Was expecting an Indian-like scrummage but pleasantly surprised how low key the taxi touts were. Prepaid taxi to Thamel Rs800 and a bumpy ride to the hotel in the gloomy night. Several hours later, awake, much ... Read more >

Tags: kathmandu, thamel streets, tibetan bowls

Arriving in Kathmandu

NEPAL | Wed, 11 Dec 2013 | By jericafromamerica | Views [1732]

      When I mentioned to a customer that I would begin my travels for the winter in Nepal they told me that Nepal emits a spiritual energy like nowhere else. "When you walk out of the airport, you can sense something mystical ... Read more >

Tags: kathmandu, nepal, spiritual travel, trekking

Welcome To Nepal

NEPAL | Mon, 2 Sep 2013 | By shanaw3iss | Views [208]

From the moment my boyfriend Jamie and I stepped off the plane into the Kathmandu airport, our patience was put straight to the test. As visas are provided upon entry, we had brought all the documents and passport photos that we needed. It costs $40 ... Read more >

Tags: kathmandu, kathmandu airport, nepal, passport control, travel

Photos: My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited

NEPAL | Fri, 5 Jul 2013 | By handfedsultanas | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Hi World Nomads! I'm Samantha - a desperate, begging, will-do-anything competition entrant. I've landed myself in an office job in Sydney, Australia, and am trying incredibly hard to pave my way to a new lifestyle in which I can roam free, learning about ... Read more >
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Tags: chitwan national park, kathmandu, nepal, pokhara, swayambhunath stupa, tashi palkhiel, travel photography scholarship 2013

Nepal

NEPAL | Sun, 16 Jun 2013 | By annacarlson | Views [228]

It's going to be difficult to put 3 weeks of intense hiking and touring around Kathmandu into 1 blog entry, but I'm going to try.    Kathmandu   Kathmandu is an interesting city. It has 2 main religions: Buddhism and Hindu ... Read more >

Tags: everest base camp, kathmandu, nepal, trekking

Nepal

NEPAL | Mon, 1 Apr 2013 | By mirandita | Views [278]

It’s 8.30am and the train is pulling out of Ramnagar station in the state of Uttarakhand, north India. It’s our most luxurious travelling class to date – AC 2 chair car (or something like that) – and we have lovely big seats and ... Read more >

Tags: banepa, kathmandu, organic farm, pokhara, singing bowls, tansen

I can spit on Mt. Everest and you can't. Nyahh, nyahh.

NEPAL | Wed, 7 Dec 2011 | By davidrgaines | Views [522]

 I am sitting in a bar in Kathmandu, Nepal. There are four other people here and a band consisting of four twentysomethings sitting (yes, sitting) in a row on the stage at the other end of the bar. They are playing a mix of well-worn American pop/rock ... Read more >

Tags: kathmandu, lousy cabernet sauvignon, nepal

Photos: Nepal

NEPAL | Mon, 7 Nov 2011 | By coquetboy | Photo Gallery


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Tags: kathmandu, lumbini, monks, nepal, sarangkot

Couchsurfing in Kathmandu

NEPAL | Sat, 7 May 2011 | By jelena3hr | Views [1915] | Comments [1]

Well, what to say. Couchsurfing is the way to travel when you are a budget traveler. Though, now I really wander is it worth couchsurfing Kathmandu, where accommodation can cost as little as 250 rupees a day (2,5 EUR). Yes, it's still worth it if ... Read more >

Tags: couchsurfing, kathmandu, prices

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