Tag archive for "Nepal"

Nepal, Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week – Annapurna Circuit Nepal

6 Comments 22 October 2010

October is the busy season for trekking in Nepal.  The weather is perfect, the locals are out harvesting, and there are no monsoon rains!  One year ago I was hiking the Annapurna Circuit with my father; having one of my most memorable travel experiences.  We met a myriad of local children and adults along the [...]

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Nepal, Photo Documentaries, Photography

Toy Story

7 Comments 02 August 2010

Last week I wrote about how brave kids can be when it comes to travel; somehow when we grow up we grow scared.  This got me thinking about some of my travels and the kids I meet along my journeys.  My recent hiking trip to Nepal came to mind.  As my father and I hiked [...]

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E-Books, Inside My Head, Nepal

Tiger Balm Tales E-book – Annapurna Circuit with my Father

19 Comments 24 June 2010

Father’s Day was last Sunday; what better time to reflect upon my recent travels with my father. Last October I traveled to Nepal to hike the Annapurna Circuit with my 73 year old father.  We hiked for 21 days with many ups and downs…quite literally.  I blogged about each step of that journey here on [...]

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Nepal, Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week – Barbot, Nepal

2 Comments 23 April 2010

Who’s Back There? – Barbot, Nepal Going to villages that are off the tourist trail in Nepal are the most rewarding to me.  So when the principle of the school I was volunteer teaching at invited me on a 4 hour hike (actually it took 7 hrs) to his village of Barbot for the weekend [...]

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Lodging, Nepal, Reviews

A Home in Thamel – Ambassador Garden Home Hotel

6 Comments 22 April 2010

In the middle of the craziness of Thamel (the tourist district) I found this gem boutique hotel; a diamond in the ruff! What makes staying at the Ambassador Garden Home Hotel a unique experience is the staff. It feels as you are a member of their family. When my father and I arrived they served [...]

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Nepal

Best and Worst of the Annapurna Circuit

21 Comments 20 April 2010

Tiger Balm Tales Vol. 22 Best and the Worst of the Annapurna Circuit Near the end of hiking the circuit, my father and I reminisced on some of our best and worst experiences over the past 21 days. We compiled a list of the best / worst of our Annapurna Circuit experience. Remember…this is only [...]

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Nepal, Photo Documentaries

Kathmandu Photography – Pigeons

13 Comments 18 April 2010

Venice thinks that it has the corner on the market when it comes to pigeons, but don’t discount Kathmandu’s pigeon population!  They were everywhere, intermingled with each other, people, and of course the holy cows!

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Nepal, Photo Documentaries

Kathmandu Photography – Boudhanath

4 Comments 17 April 2010

The Buddhist stupa of Boudhanath is one of the largest in the world.  It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site,  and it is one of the most popular tourist sites in the Kathmandu area.  Everytime I’m in Kathmandu it’s worth a stop not only for the stupa itself, but for thetemples, buildings, and people surrounding it.  Monks, [...]

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I'm Sherry, a corporate cube dweller turned nomadic traveler. I travel to off-the-beaten-path destinations to bring you unique travel experiences and photography. But it's not just about travel, it's also about life experiences of a middle age wanderer.
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