Destinations: International

Great Himalayan Drive Day 5: Elephant Safari in Bardia National Park in Nepal

Have you ever explored the heart of a jungle on an early winter morning? When I say it is bliss, it is an understatement. I experienced this feeling while on an Elephant Safari at the[Read More…]

by February 22, 2010 Nepal, The Great Himalayan Drive

The Great Himalayan Drive Day 4: Karnali River Cruise, Nepal

I never thought I would have the patience to spend a full sunny day cruising down a river in an inflatable raft. Surprisingly, I managed very well along the Karnali River at the Bardia National[Read More…]

by February 22, 2010 Nepal, The Great Himalayan Drive

Great Himalayan Drive: 7 reasons to plan your next holiday in Nepal

If you are deciding on your next holiday destination, think Nepal. Once a favourite with tourists, political troubles and global recession have hit this country hard. Few even think of Nepal as an option now.[Read More…]

by February 22, 2010 Nepal, The Great Himalayan Drive

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 difference: For some reason, India decided to be 5:30 hours[Read More…]

by February 22, 2010 Nepal, The Great Himalayan Drive

Great Himalayan Drive: Notes from Nepal 1

Going to new places like Nepal means you will always encounter some real interesting stuff. Here’s go Part 1 of the story so far: * No more Royal: Increasingly you will see the word ‘Royal’[Read More…]

by February 22, 2010 Nepal, The Great Himalayan Drive

The Great Himalayan Drive Day 3: Jeep Safari, Bardia National Park, Nepal

Have you ever driven through a jungle? I have, at the Bardia National Park in Nepal. Trust me, it is sheer fun. These images were taken on Day 3 of The Great Himalayan Drive I[Read More…]

by February 12, 2010 Nepal, The Great Himalayan Drive