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Bus ride over the world's deadliest road

Himachal Solo Bus trip – post 10

The next morning I was ready and raring to go around eight after a very passable breakfast of tea and toast. 1,298 more words


Hike from Bijli Mahadev above Kullu to Naggar - May 15, 2016

This long hike follows an old logging road dating all the way back to British times from the Bijli Mahadev Temple above Kullu to Naggar passing the Jana Waterfall on the way. 185 more words

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Solang to Palchang-Kothi, May 1, 2016

An early Sunday morning hike from Solang to Palchang and Kothi.

A colleague did this hike a little while ago and recommended it for a Sunday hike. 152 more words

Indian Himalaya

Into Laya, a village hidden by the clouds

After 5 days of resting in Thimpu, I finally got the good news, my visa was successfully extended and I managed to get all the permits needed to go further. 994 more words


Teacher Training Complete

I am pleased to report that we have completed another successful mission in Nepal!  Twenty-two teachers have been trained in Montessori methods in Ghorahi, Nepal.  The community response was predictable. 488 more words

The temple of Vishnu and Nagin (and more Kalpa)

Himachal Solo Bus Trip – Post 9

I shouldn’t have bothered wearing my shoes back so quickly as a few dozen feet after the Buddhist temple, lies the entrance of the temple of Vishnu and Nagin (a female serpent – an unlikely consort for the creator of the Hindu trinity, but this is a hill temple). 874 more words


A Few Days of Rest in Thimpu

After almost a week hiking in the Jumolhari trek, I went to Thimpu, the capital of Bhutan for a few days of rest. It was good to take a nice break in a nice hotel, sleeping on a proper bed and soft pillows inside a warm room, treating myself with good hot shower and good food. 1,148 more words