Archive for the 'Nepal' Category

Rising back up to good feelings in Nepal

Wednesday, December 26th, 2007
Mountain Beauty in Nepal (click to enlarge)

Travel Journal Overview: I’d been feeling down. The weather had been poor, and Christmas not all that great. Yet just as grey clouds marked my day after finding home, bright skies soon melted the clouds away. I was getting back on my feet. In my book things are explained a lot more than here as… Continue reading more »

The best time of year for photography in Nepal? – Christmas Day in Pokhara

Tuesday, December 25th, 2007
Boat on Lake Phewal Tal, Pokhara, Nepal (click to enlarge)

Travel Journal Overview: Travel, hangovers, and Christmas. I was doing okay. Sometimes such things are what you need to give you a kick in the butt. It worked. Now I was on a mission again. Waking up on Christmas day with a hangover is not all that uncommon. Though I will admit that either Nepal… Continue reading more »

The days before Chirstmas in Nepal, trek preparing

Monday, December 24th, 2007
Sunset over the Nepalese Mountains (click to enlarge)

Travel Journal Overview: With few tourists around I used my pre-Christmas days to prepare for my trek. But, it was Christmas time. I needed to unwind. Would the past come back and distract me again, or had I learned my lesson from 3 years previously. The clouds had ease away and the mountains were visible… Continue reading more »

The sands of a dream fall from a tight fist

Saturday, December 22nd, 2007
Trekking stores in Nepal selling lots of fake stuff! (click to enlarge)

Travel Journal Overview: Home Nepal was not, but it give me the feeling of what it should be like. However like all good things, there’s very often another feeling around the corner. What happens when you finally find something you are looking for? You’ve reached a goal. You flounder. At least I did. A day… Continue reading more »

I found home in Nepal

Friday, December 21st, 2007
Annapurna Mountains from Pokhara, Nepal (click to enlarge)

Travel Journal Overview: I’ve been laughed at, ridiculed, and thought of as running away from something. At least that’s what it was like growing up whenever I mentioned my desire to find a place called home. A place to belong. A place I can live and truly enjoy the feeling of life. My middle index… Continue reading more »

From Sunali to Pokhara … boy was I lost … not

Thursday, December 20th, 2007
Man waiting (click to enlarge)

Travel Journal Overview: A guide book in hand, I felt like a new tourist for some reason. I’d been through worse, yet a I felt lost leaving the boarder. Nepal was not doing it for me and I’d not even left the border. Things felt like they were going bad … but I was wrong.… Continue reading more »

Gorakphur to the Nepalese Border

Thursday, December 20th, 2007

Travel Journal Overview:Travel is a great learning tool. It’s been one of greatest teachers. It usually works well, like when I took this train to Gorakphur , avoided all tourists and made it to the boarder. Only then I screwed up … or so I thought. It was 7.30am when I took a quick tour… Continue reading more »