Don’t know if you’ve noticed but there’s a short Nepal guidebook on our site. You can read it for free here. Nepal’s mountains are one of the most beautiful sights we’ve laid eyes on and even country’s slogan ‘Once is not enough’ will tell you that this is a country to visit. Couple of tips won’t hurt 🙂    

Old lady and her grandson we met while trekking in Annapurna, nepal.

”So, we’re going to ABC then?” OMG! To 4130m? But I’m not a hiker. I’ll probably die a painful death caused by multiple blisters! Somehow I warmed up to the idea and we went shopping for our gear. This was very useful for us: Long pants that can be made into shorts Good trekking shoes (broken into, which we brought from home) Flipflops or even better, tevas Two pairs of thick socks 3 shirts (my favorite was my Adidas sweat tshirt) Fleece. It gets cooold! Thermo under shirts…

Nepal, the country of smiling people. It’s quite a change from intense Varanasi. It’s cleaner, the people are friendlier and very open. You can drink beer in public. The young have cool hair styles and tattoos. Namaste, namaste,namaste! Hands in prayer position and smile on the face. That’s the greeting of Nepal. We decided to go to Pokhara first and made two stops on the way, Butwal and Tansen. We met the nicest boy in Tansen, Kiran. He took us to see his village on the way to…