Back Alleys in Kathmandu: Part 2

Back Alleys in Kathmandu: Part 2

For those of you just joining us, I?m in the back of a Toyota Corolla in Kathmandu trying to see some of the sites. In case you missed it, check out Part 1. Suffice it to say, what should have been a three hour tour is quickly turning into an undefined prison sentence...
Back Alleys in Kathmandu: Part 1

Back Alleys in Kathmandu: Part 1

I?m here in the low season. The very low season. I?m staying at one of Kathmandu’s largest?hotels, but there are so few guests that, when I couldn?t remember my room number in the restaurant, the waiter told me what it was. Weird? If you?re considering a visit,...
50+ Hours to Nepal

50+ Hours to Nepal

Wow! That was a long trip. I?m finally in Nepal where it?s currently 12:35 p.m. on a Tuesday in Summer. Back in Antananarivo, it?s 9:50 a.m., also Tuesday, but in Winter. (Nepal is one of the few places on the planet that observes an off hour time zone. North Korea is...