Road Kings: Mobile Works of Art

What do you do to pass the time, when your six-hour bus ride turns into an 11-hour tardy and sweaty journey? You creep and watch the world go by! At a dead stop on the winding road returning from trekking in Langtang National Park or at a snail’s pace in the Kathmandu traffic, I had many opportunities.But…

Discover Nepal: Langtang Valley Trekking

As nature lovers and adventuresome souls, trekking the white-capped Himalayan mountains has been on our bucket list for years. Having spent the previous three months at sea level; from beachside on N’gor Island, cliff side along South Africa’s Garden Route, and relaxing on Zanzibar and the Sinai Peninsula, we were looking forward to a relatively moderate hike to get…

Discover Nepal: Kathmandu

Nepal is almost synonymous with the Himalayas, and we’ve been enthralled with the snow-capped mountains for many years. We couldn’t wait to visit this small country sandwiched between India and China. Most visits to Nepal start in Kathmandu, the capital city, and host to many UNESCO World Heritage Sites, ancient monuments, temples, shrines, and former monasteries. Even…