India beyond the Chicken Neck

¬†After a 36 hour stopover in Delhi, Grahame and I have arrived in Guwahati, The Capital of Assam and starting point for most explorations of the North East. This region … Continue Reading →


In Flanders Fields

Somehow, between my two trips into the Himalayas, I allowed myself to be co-opted as chauffeur for a four day trip to into Flanders. I well remembered the hospitality of … Continue Reading →


Kathmandu in the Rain

We arrived back in Kathmandu last night without further mishap and the first order of business (after checking for mail from home and that the rest of the world had … Continue Reading →


Seven days in Tibet

Getting to Lake Manasarovar and Mount Kailash from Kathmandu requires a comprehensive equipment check, at least two days of arduous travel and a remote border crossing so we were expecting … Continue Reading →


Lots more temples and a few elephants

We have just got back to Kathmandu in order to start the next stage of our journey, up over the mountains into Tibet where we will begin with a period … Continue Reading →