Pokhara for Rafting and Trekking - This place is alright!
For every tourist, his or her challenge is the never ending hassle from the taxi or rickshaw drivers, merchants big or small, pendicants and every imaginable creature who wants your money. The hassle never ceases. You have to be constantly vigilant. That is why traveling is a life learning experience.
I took the bus to Pokhara. It is now evident tha...
Happy New Year
Happy New Year everyone! I love and miss you all. It's been a hard time to be away this year for the holidays, but God is showing me that He is worthy!!
Here are the really great updates that one of my students has been writing for our mission outreach so far. I will post them in order here:
[b] December 23rd [/b]
So we're back on base again afte...
The Descent: Full Circle
One would expect that having reached the pass, there would be a feeling of relief since from there onwards, it is all downhill. But anyone that has trekked will know that although initially faster, the descent is far more painful than and eventually just as slow as ascending. Never was this more apparent than immediately after [i]Thorung La[/i] when w...
The King Brown Is Hating It
The King Brown is hating it.
While I was enjoying lapping up the luxury with Mum in Chiang Mai, he was chained to a rusty old pole in a murky, underground parking garage where he was dripped on by an overhead pipe for a week. Upon release, he was given the chance to stretch his legs for a mere 5km before being shoved into the corner of another garag...