My sun burned face is not Japanese, Korean or Chinese, I am a Nepali for everyone from day one. The village people are so fond of me. They always asked my guide if I am Nepali, then I wittingly joke to them that I am and in fact I belong to the Gurung Caste. The […]Read more "I Belong to the Gurung Caste: Day Five Hiking in Nepal"
A bowl of muesli and fruits for breakfast served by my Nepali brother, I am freshly showered, energized and ready to leave the village of Tadapani and take on another 6 hours up and down walk across the mountain villages. According to my guide today will be an easy walk downhill, with an additional encouragement […]Read more "Dear Trekker’s, Your Donation is Education: Day Four Hiking in Nepal"
My sleeping bag is now my best friend. It is my cocoon, it is my home away from home, and without it I don’t know how I can even rest. The mountain teahouse were we spent the night is acceptably clean though the weather was freezing cold and showering on rather lukewarm water did not […]Read more "Nepalese Kids and Mountain Villages: From Ullire to Ghorephani, Day Two Hiking in Nepal"
It has been months since my last hike in Japan and soon I will be fulfilling one of my lifelong dream, that is to trek across one of the world best hiking destination, Nepal. With much enthusiasm and fear, I choose the simplest route out of all the available hiking trip and that will be […]Read more "Guides, Porter and Teahouses: From Pokhara to Ullire, Day One Hiking in Nepal"
Few hours of walking inside the touristy district of Thamel is more than enough to let you know everything you need to know- where are the restaurants, the money changers, and obviously the tour operators that somehow will make you believe that you can climb Mt. Everest if you book with them. It can be […]Read more "A Maze like Street Outside Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal"
Leaving all the comforts that Japan never ceases to offer, I fly my way to one of the country’s I am longing to explore- Nepal. The plan is to spend a month in the country, spend time to do some hiking, temples appreciation, jungle safari, get to know the locals and maybe if I am […]Read more "On My Way to Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal"