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February 22nd, 2011 | Asia

Busy morning in Chitwan…

I was up early, as I had a very busy day planned… After a quick breakfast, I hurried down to the banks of the Rapti River, where a large flotilla of dugout canoes were being readied to take groups of intrepid hikers, birders and other interested parties downstream… It was a little after 7.00am and […]

February 22nd, 2011 | Asia

I’ve been REALLY busy…!!

I’d love to tell you all about the last three days, but they have been so action packed that I have barely had the time to look at my laptop…!! And the fact that we only have power here for about six or seven hours a day, doesn’t make matters any easier… Power comes on […]

February 21st, 2011 | Asia

Slowly (and carefully) to Sauraha…

These are the pics of my ride to the little town of Sauraha, on the northern boundary of the Chitwan National Park… ©GBWT 2011

February 20th, 2011 | Asia

Getting High in the Himalayas…

This was an experience I’ll never forget…!! With the time constraints I have had, I knew there was not going to be any time time for trekking up above the snow line, and decided to look for things to do that would not take up too much time, but would be fun and exciting…!! Para-sailing […]

February 19th, 2011 | Asia

The Ride to Pokhara…

Here are the images of my ride to Pokhara… It was an emotionally charged ride, one that I will remember for many reasons… My meeting with two young girls, who were out looking for fodder for their animals, left me mentally drained… This post is backdated to the day I made the ride, but I […]

February 19th, 2011 | Asia

Bharaihawa to Pokhara…

Not for the weak of will, nor the faint-hearted… It took five hours to do 178 km… Nearly kissed the front grill of a bus when fatigue spoiled my focus, and I went too wide around a hairpin bend…!! Off to book some para-gliding for tomorrow morning… The World Championships started here today, and end […]