Bhutan for the Backpacker: My Experience

Bhutan is a magical place, one that many travellers can only dream about. Wanting to make the most of my opportunity, my two weeks could not have more perfect! I left with new friends, a wealth of Buddhist knowledge and hunger for more. Friendly, respectful and outgoing, the Bhutanese welcomed me with open arms. Thangthangka, … Continue reading Bhutan for the Backpacker: My Experience

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Flashback: Bumpy Trains and Ginger Salad.

09. Feb. 16 -> Somewhere between Goteik + Hsipaw Well, I'll start by saying that it's not that bad! We're at the point where the train is still swaying but atleast not bouncing! The first hour was definitely the worst! We were literally jumping off our seats! However, its become particularly enjoyable now! In February … Continue reading Flashback: Bumpy Trains and Ginger Salad.

Myanmar Part 2: Frustrating Synonyms?

I seriously feel as though I am out on my own on this one. It could be that alot of my friends sort it out back "home", where its cheaper and doesn't have a massive language barrier. I have to try and get records sent from Canada. Eventually certain aspects of travelling do catch up. … Continue reading Myanmar Part 2: Frustrating Synonyms?

Flashback : Buff Momos and Nepal

25.10.2014- Elburus Home, Kathmandu Today is our first full day in KTM, but something tell me that it's not the "real" Nepal - this weekend is the last of Dasain (celebrating the Duiga's victory of evil) - the last few days bring in the New Year (Newari New Year). Consequently, 90% of the shops and … Continue reading Flashback : Buff Momos and Nepal