Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Mighty Kaligandaki

For all our adventures so far, from Fuji-Q to scuba diving to the Nevis Swing, Karen and I haven’t gone whitewater rafting on this trip. In fact, we’ve never gone rafting together. In fact, I haven’t been rafting since the … Continue reading

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The Ghost Dog of Pokhara

Ken calls me the Dog Whisperer Light. I am drawn to many dogs I see on the streets in Nepal, and some make a beeline right to me. They know I’m a sucker for some dog love. As long as … Continue reading

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MRP A-OK

Producers of soft drinks and packaged foods do us a big favor in India and Nepal (finally, we catch a break!). They print an MRP on their packages, a maximum retail price. Why is this a big deal? Because information … Continue reading

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Happy New Year (Again)!

Just outside the bustling metropolis of Kathmandu is the sleepy town of Bhaktapur. Sleepy, that is, unless you show up on New Year’s Eve. The people of Bhaktapur filled the streets, enjoying their city as much as we did. The … Continue reading

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Hello Kathmandu, Goodbye Tour

We finished our 15-day tour just as we started it, with a walking tour through the most chaotic part of town. Looking at our photos from New Delhi and Kathmandu, you’d think they we were the same place. Honking horns, … Continue reading

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Karen’s Critters: Chitwan National Park

After crossing from India into Nepal, our guided tour made a stop in Chitwan National Park. Created in 1973, the park protects endangered rhinos, tigers and crocodiles, among other animals. The plan was a 2-day hike through the park. Most … Continue reading

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Next Stop: Nepal

Crossing another border… this one more eagerly than most.

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Next Stop: Rewind

Although we are back in the USA, our blog is about to go on a trip. You see, we’re two countries behind on our blog updates: we have yet to post our adventures from Nepal and China. It’s time to … Continue reading

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How to Lose 18 Pounds in 60 Days!

Announcing my patented, exclusive, guaranteed Next Stop: World Diet! You too can lose inches from your waistline and get rid of your butt completely. Muscle tone? Gyms? Who needs ’em?! Just follow this simple plan: 4 days of stomach illness with … Continue reading

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The Most Popular Song In The World… Revealed!

And we have a winner! The scientifically-verified <sic> Most Popular Song Ever In The History Of The Universe is “Hotel California“, released by the Eagles in February 1977. Dee Braaksma is the lucky recipient of 135 Nepali Rupees! OK, I’ll admit it, … Continue reading

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