Farewell to the Barauli homestay: The drive to Pokhara was a crazy drive in the mountains along narrow roads, twists and turns, and trying to pass other vehicles as much as possible. Bathroom break: The drive seemed a lot quicker than the 6-7 hours that it took because we had a few breaks for drinks, toilets (all squat toilets) and lunch. At this point in … Continue reading Day 15 -Arrival into Pokhara
It was a very early morning. We had to meet the group at 5 am to go for a sunrise experience. We took our bus way up a hill/mountain to a place called Sarangkot. We had tea, which was not the same kind of tea we were used to up to this point. It was more of a black tea with cinnamon, no milk. We … Continue reading Day 16 – Hiking and paragliding in Pokhara
Breathtaking Continue reading View from our room.
We left Varanasi super early, at 4 am. Our train was already at the station. We were going from the first station of the line all the way to the last station (Gorakhpur). I think we sat at the station for an hour before we left. We had bucket seats, as our CEO calls them. It looked like some people hung out between the cars … Continue reading Day 12 – Into Nepal
Jenn and I looked at many different tours when we started to get serious about going to India. We also looked at different tour companies and brought the slection down to two, G Adverntures and Intrepid, both are very similar as to what they offer, but we opted for G Adventures as we had heard of them before we started to look and heard good … Continue reading Why that tour…? and seriously a 14 hour flight?