Category: 2020 Singapore, India, & Nepal

Majella’s reflection on Nepal

Sitting at the airport waiting for our flight on the last leg of our journey, I have time to reflect on our visit to Nepal. While India left me feeling confused and unsettled, Nepal left […]

Mount Everest and Kathmandu

Today was our last day on tour. We were booked for a flight to see Mount Everest in the morning with our flight out to Singapore in the evening. Our plans for the rest of […]

Pokhara to Kathmandu

This was to be another long day of travel to the final destination on our GAdventures tour, Kathmandu. It was expected to require 8 hours on the bus with a few breaks along the way […]


The literal highlight for today was to be the view of sunrise on the Himalayan peaks from Sarangkot, above Pokhara. Sadly, morning cloud and rain hid the sun but we did enjoy the view. We […]

Chitwan to Pokhara

After the peace and quiet of our community home stay this was to be a day of travel. We would be leaving the plains and heading for the mountains. An early start was required in […]


Today had no travel other than local and the major activity, our safari, would be in the afternoon so we were allowed a rare late start. The extra sleep time was appreciated by everybody. Breakfast […]

To Lumbini and Chitwan

Almost 15 hours of travel yesterday got us barely into Nepal where we stayed at Club De Novo in Butwal. It was dark when we arrived so we saw little of Nepal. That would change […]

India to Nepal

Today was to be a long day of travel by train and bus with a border crossing into Nepal. Even with the early start necessary for the train, we were warned it might be a […]


Varanasi is all about the River Ganges. We were on the river for sunset yesterday and were there again for sunrise today. Departure from the hotel was set for 5:30 am so we were awake […]

Majella’s reflections on India

Today is our last day in India. I hope by writing some of my thoughts and impressions I will be able to process some of the experiences of the past 2 weeks. The joy and […]