Monthly Archives: November 2012

INDIA – History and The Way of Life

INDIA – History Through thousands of years of great civilizations, invasions and the birth of religions, understanding Indian history can be elusive. Nomadic tribes from the Indus valley straddling the India/Pakistan border were the initial people and great cities had … Continue reading

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INDIA – Varanasi, Bodgaya, Darjeeling, Sikkim (Nov 17-Dec 11)

Crossing the border was easy with no hassle. Arriving at night, I stayed in Sunauli, just on the India side, one night, and then caught the bus the next morning 3 hours south to Gorakhpur (pop 630,000). A 2 hour … Continue reading

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Nepal

NEPAL October 8 – November 17, 2012. My first mistake was flying into New Delhi when I needed to be in Kathmandu one week later. The second mistake was applying for a multiple entry visa for India as I wanted … Continue reading

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A 28 Day Trek in Nepal October 17-Noverber 13, 2012

My plan was to spend 7 months in south Asia this winter and a Nepal Trek was high on the list of priorities. Tom Carter of Moon Mountain Adventures offers custom guided hikes virtually anywhere in Nepal. He prefers to … Continue reading

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