Hotel Review: Hotel Opera, Mahendranagar, Nepal

This is the only 'quality' hotel located in Mahendranagar, located near the Indian border. Unless you have a business interest or need a night...

Kunzum Travel Pix #15: House with Blue Walls, Tansen, Nepal

Click on the image for a larger view The Kunzum Travel Pix is a series of images from our travels – where ...

Great Himalayan Drive Day 21: Those wonderful flying foxes in Koshi...

When my guide at the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve promised to show me the Flying Foxes, I had no idea what to expect. He...

Gallery : Three women off for Prayers on Shivratri in Bhaktapur,...

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Great Himalayan Drive: Notes from Nepal 2

Here go some more notes from Nepal as I log miles in the country during the Great Himalayan Drive: *Managing the 15 minute time zone...

Hotel Review: Meghauli Serai by Taj Safaris, Chitwan, Nepal

No matter how many great hotels I have stayed in, there is always another one waiting to surprise and delight at the same time....

Gallery : Ceiling at entrance of Buddha Temple in Patan, Kathmandu,...

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Great Himalayan Drive Day 10: Discovering Bandipur by chance in Nepal

I set out from Pokhara for the Chitwan National Park on Day 10 of the Great Himalayan Drive – not knowing that I would...

Great Himalayan Drive Day 14: Sex and drugs for sale on...

Even when sin is for sale, there are no taboos in invoking the Gods to close a deal. Here is the not so surprising part:...

Great Himalayan Drive Days 46-49: Back to Delhi via Nepal, Pythons...

That’s it. Time to head back to Delhi to mark the end of the first phase of The Great Himalayan Drive. I started from...