Category: Nepal

Annapurna Circuit: Blood sweat and tears (and and Brittany's account)... Part 3 and final
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Annapurna Circuit: Blood sweat and tears (and and Brittany’s account)… Part 3 and final

This post is a narrative with two voices Brittany in the RED, Sean in the BLACK. Also, another way you can tell who is who – Brittany has a much more pleasant disposition. Day 8: Braga to Yak Kharta – Woke up on this day with weird bumps on my hand… not really sure what […]

Smokhara... i mean Pokhara
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Smokhara… i mean Pokhara

Ones opinions of a destination are driven by perspective. Perspective is a product of experience, and recency highly influences that. This is likely why, coming from Delhi and Goa, we practically found Katmandu to be a clean picturesque sleepy little town while other travelers were aghast at the touts, the pollution, and the noise. I […]

Annapurna Circuit: Blood sweat and tears ( and also Brittany's account)... part 2
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Annapurna Circuit: Blood sweat and tears ( and also Brittany’s account)… part 2

Day 4: Dharapani to Chame – We got up and moving pretty early this day (8:20am). To Danaque was “supposed” to be 1 hour. Now at this point me and Sean have realized that the time tables given by the Nepalese are waaaayyy different then the time tables it actually takes. A town that is […]

Chitwan: the good, the bad, and the sweaty...
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Chitwan: the good, the bad, and the sweaty…

After traveling for ~2 months independently we decided to take the plunge and sign up for an “all-inclusive package” of Chitwan national park. Frankly we wanted to take a break from haggling at every corner, trying to find taxis/hotels/the best deals. So we took our hotel up on their offer for transportation to Chitwan, hotel […]

Annapurna Circuit: Blood sweat and tears (and also Brittany's account)...part 1
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Annapurna Circuit: Blood sweat and tears (and also Brittany’s account)…part 1

Code: Brittany – red Sean – black   Day 1: Getting to the start of the trail head- We left Kathmandu around 11am after struggling to find internet all morning so we could call our moms for mothers day and upload blog posts, all while last minute packing and getting a taxi to the bus […]

Kathmandu
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Kathmandu

As soon as I got off the plane I just knew it. I’m gonna love this place. It was welcoming to step off the plane into a cool 60 degrees rather then sweating immediately upon arrival. You could see the himalayas were in the distance on all sides. The people met us with smiles and […]