The Himalayas, apart from being home to the world’s highest mountain peaks, are steeped in ancient history. A trekking holiday to the Himalayas offers travellers the opportunity to take in some of the great natural sights of Northern India and Nepal while being able to soak up some of the culture of the region as well.
When I’m travelling, I make a point of asking people who have already been there about their opinions on the must-see’s and do’s. I was told about Bhaktapur by a businessman on my flight to Kathmandu. Located about an hour’s … Continue reading
If you’re headed for Mt Everest base camp you’ll no longer need expensive satellite phones to keep in touch. Ncell, a private Nepalese telecomms firm, took high speed internet facilities to the top of the world last Thursday, launching 3G … Continue reading
So, you’re planning a trip to Nepal. Trekking in the Himalayan Mountain Range of the Annapurna Region to date is the best trekking experience I’ve had, Nepal is an amazing country to experience even if trekking is not your thing. … Continue reading
My trip to Tibet and Lhasa would not have been complete without visiting the Sera Monastery. Just a short drive from the Potala Palace the Sera Monastery is a Traditional Tibetan Style Monastery and is one of the ‘great three’ … Continue reading