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Unhappy Chandra cold and in Nepal

Trekking in Nepal from Sundarijal to Chisapani

Recently Chandra and I found ourselves in India for a good friend’s wedding.  It wasn’t our first trip to India so we thought we’d check out a neighboring country while we were there and managed to get very reasonable flights up to Nepal.  After the wedding in Goa we flew back to Mumbai and then up to […]

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Prayer flags at Boudhanath Stupa kathmandu nepal

Boudhanath Stupa: Kathmandu, Nepal

In the Kathmandu Valley, along the trade route from Nepal to Tibet, lies the Boudhanath Stupa.  The stupa (Buddhist place of worship) is one of the largest in Nepal, and in fact, the world.  It is an oasis of religion; monks, prayer flags, prayer beads and mantas are set aside from the congested streets and piles of rubble […]

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