Raj had arranged for a driver and a local guide to take us around Kathmandu, so after breakfast we jumped into the car and went on our way to tour some famous sites within the valley. I say valley, and not city, because I learnt today that what everyone refers to as “Kathmandu” is actually … Continue reading
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Kathmandu, Nepal – Day 1 : Arrival
I know it’s been over a month since I returned home from Nepal, my apologies for the delay but lo and behold I’m finally getting around to putting these posts up! Thing is, upon returning home I discovered that my laptop (which I didn’t bring along with me on my travels) had decided to go … Continue reading
Mount Everest Base Camp: Check.
They say one should never prematurely reveal the ending of a story, lest your readers lose interest and not read your writings that lead up to said ending. Nevertheless, it will take me a while to get all of my experiences and stories from the last 15 days of trekking properly compiled, written, and edited … Continue reading
From Kuala Lumpur to Kathmandu
Okay, as promised here’s my back-dated post #1. I’ll put a date and time stamp on all my posts which I draft offline whilst I’m trekking, as we don’t always have internet connection 🙂 Tuesday, 30 Oct 2012, 13:56hrs (Malaysia time) I’m writing this as I am cruising along some 9,000-10,000 metres above sea level, … Continue reading
Namaste! (“Greetings” or “blessings upon you” in Nepali) I am in Nepal! Barely did I have time to update on Pulau Weh, and now I’m on another trip again. Was home for only 2 days after the diving trip, which gave me just enough time to unpack my island-life clothes, and then start over with packing … Continue reading
Fizzy in Fiji!
Bula!! (that’s Fijian for “hello” or “welcome”… literally means “life” but you hear it as a common greeting everywhere you go here!) I’m sitting here by the dimly lit poolside, looking up into a clear night sky filled with stars and thinking to myself about the tiny turns of events that led me to being … Continue reading