Kathmandu

With Vaishya Dev, who needs novocaine?

-+*My second day in Kathmandu takes me to one of its most iconic sites – Swayambhunath, also known as the Monkey Temple, a short taxi ride from the tourist neighborhood of Thamel. This was the Kathmandu of my dreams. The temple is accessible via 365 steps where the faithful come...

Crossing Nepal Off My Bucket List

-+*I just had a genius idea. I tend to have those every now and then. But I really can’t take credit for this one. It just kind of happened. About a year and a half ago, I was planning a Cairo to Capetown overland trip and was desperately trying to...