Traveling Overland through Tibet – Part one of two

Tibet

Travel Journal Overview: And so I left Nepal for Tibet. The penultimate country that wasn’t a country anymore, according to some, on my overland journey. I was carrying a mixed bag of feelings around.  The following is part one of two entries involving a daily account. For those looking exact details and practical information on …

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Shiva’s Birthday, a good time to say Goodbye to Nepal

Nepal - a very ancient and beautiful place, Patans streets (click to enlarge)

Travel Journal Overview: I had spent more time than I could have possibly imagined in Kathmandu, and indeed Nepal. The place that had given me the feeling of home, that place I had fought off, the place I found it hard to leave. But, leave I had to. Moving on often brings me to think …

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Words that call you to action, a return to Pokhara

Dye

Travel Journal Overview: On any long journey you change. Sometimes you realize it, sometimes it has to be said to you. Here both happened. I was tired of listening to other travelers and their monotonous tales. I was reaching the stage of been there, done that. But, I was about to hear some words that …

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Going nowhere in Kathmandu, China’s worst winter in 50 years

Happy New Year - Losar, Tibetan New Year (click to enlarge)

Travel Journal Overview: Riots aside, I should have been ready to hit the road for Tibet. I had everything sorted out with an agent. Only one thing now stood in the way. The worst Chinese winter in 50 years. Stephi pointed to the front page of the Kathmandu Times. My eyes widened as I saw …

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