Long walk

My recollections of my previous walk in Carnarvon Gorge 50+ years ago are vague. I do recall seeing the ‘art gallery’ cave but I don’t recall clearly how much further up the gorge Trevor and […]

Carnarvon Gorge

I was last at Carnarvon Gorge about 50 years ago and Majella had never been so it was an obvious inclusion on this trip. My previous trip was with Trevor Irvine in his parents’ Morris […]

Possum Park

We first heard about Possum Park several years ago from caravanning friends who had stopped here. Since then we have driven past the entrance a few times on our way to Rockhampton and thought we […]

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 […]