Monthly Archives: May 2015

Austin, Texas

After settling in at home for a week we headed out to Texas to visit our oldest son, Michael. It’s my first time in Austin and I found it to be a lively, entertaining place with great food and beautiful … Continue reading

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Last Days in Kathmandu…

Beautiful and Stunning! Mount Everest from the cockpit of a chartered airplane. My husband Mike and I had the opportunity of viewing the Himalayas and take pictures with a small group of about 25 people. It was a fun ride … Continue reading

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More Kathmandu

Another day finds us with a local guide tour one of the oldest districts in Kathmandu, Bhaktapur. Our guide lives in the area and takes us to some of the most prized ancient sites. What attracted me most was the … Continue reading

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Journey to Kathmandu

From Chiwan we travel one of the two road to Kathmandu thru rice terraces, flowing rivers and high mountain gorges. The road becomes narrow  and dangerous as we witness a bus down the side of the canyon upturned and flattened. … Continue reading

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Back at the Royal Park Hotel…

One day Anand was explaining to the girls something more of his culture and he happened to mention a religious festival called ‘Holi Festival of Colors’ that is celebrated in the Spring each year. There seems to be a whole … Continue reading

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Visiting Buddha on the way to Chitwan

Just wanted to share again the beauty of the India women. We are all aware of the Bollywood stereo-type but average women on the streets will take your breath away too. These were all from small villages. We have now … Continue reading

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Lumbini to the Nepalese Border

Before we head to the Nepalese border we decide to have an afternoon of leisure for some TLC. We head to one of the nicer resorts where we can swim in the pool, have a massage, pedicure or as most … Continue reading

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A Word About Intrepid Travelers

It’s time I introduced our fellow Intrepid travelers to you. They were not only intrepid in name but, in fact, in spirit! From left to right: Carolin from Chile, Amanda from Australia, Fran from Australia, Marilyn from Australia, Gianni from … Continue reading

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