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Loitering in South Asia

Deshain/The coup

NEPAL | Tuesday, 20 Nov 2007 | Views [282]

The monsoon has decided to return with a vengeance after tempting us with a few days of hot sunshine and clear skies, and did so on Tuesday with a rather fierce thunder storm that managed to knock out the power. Out came the candles, and quicker than ... Read more >

Tags: Culture


NEPAL | Tuesday, 20 Nov 2007 | Views [244]

Hanging out of a microbus door has got to be one of the best (of a bad bunch) workouts here for the upper arms and shoulders. Yes, the physical fitness scene here is shite, loping around a cricket field is never going to get rid of that curry and rice ... Read more >

Tags: Work

Back to the mountains...

NEPAL | Saturday, 10 Nov 2007 | Views [258]

I'd forgotten how beautiful the Terai (the flat part of Nepal which borders India) is until then, having succumbed to the typical Kathmandu attitute that the plains are hot, sweaty, malaria infested and inhabited by Indians. Sitting on the roof of the ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road

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