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View of the arrivals hall at Kunming Airport.

Welcome to China

Despite the wonderful view of the Himalayas unfurling below us, I am not particularly optimistic about the next stages of our journey. I hate flying...

Crashed van on Durbar Marg, Kathmandu.

Trainwreck

This post is, umm, “not suitable for work”. Here’s a nice one, about Istanbul’s Animal and Flower Market, while this one from our Lebanon roadtrip...

Kathmandu Shopping

Important Projects in Kathmandu

Among my social circle, I am famous for my financial providence, frugality and forward planning, so it will surprise absolutely no one that, when we...

PInk flying pig with Love Me written underneath it.

Mountain Madness

Readers of a sensitive disposition might want to skip this post. How about reading the first post I ever wrote instead, or this lovely one...

The runway at Lukla airport, dropping off the edge of the valley.

Stuck in Lukla

As we amble from Phakding to Lukla – a walk that took us three hours coming down but half that going up, a measure of...

Ageing and Namche

On Namche and Ageing

On Namche and Ageing Everest Base Camp the Lazy Way Day 17: Tengboche to Namche We moved our flights out of Lukla forward to accommodate...

Camel and sand in front of the bent pyramid at Dahshur.

2012: A Year in Random Numbers

Wonders of the World: 5 Mount Everest Petra The Pyramids The Dead Sea The Blue Mosque Our favourite pyramid? The Bent Pyramid at Dahshur, not...