Saying goodbye to Kathmandu

I leave Nepal tomorrow, just shy of two months in the country, with a month spent in the capital city, Kathmandu. While I could stay another month on my visa, I’ve seen and done what I wanted to do here:¬†go trekking¬†in the Himalayas to see the mountains of my dreams. I hope to return to…

The Garden of Dreams

Hearing the hustle and bustle of the streets outside my room window, I woke up to my first day in Kathmandu. Well, perhaps saying I “woke up” is a bit of a stretch…I have some adjusting to do given my new timezone (I’m 9 hours and 45 minutes ahead of Toronto time). After a filling…

A warm welcome to Nepal (and a cockroach murder)

A couple of flights and 24 hours of travel time later, I’ve made it to Kathmandu, Nepal! This is the first time I’ve travelled alone without a familiar face waiting to greet me at my destination…it’s definitely a luxury I have taken for granted in the past, that I won’t take for granted again. But, this isn’t…