After spending a few weeks in Kathmandu, arriving to Pokhara was almost a dream. A few people warned me that once I go there, I will never want to come back. They were right. Getting from Kathmandu to Pokhara is one of those nightmare (ish) bus journeys in Nepal, taking several hours, the duration is … More Pokhara, Happy Village and Sarangkot
It’s been so long since I came back from Nepal that the whole journey now almost feels surreal, but a little scar on my wrist will always remind me that the trip really happened. Trekking was not on my to do list before I left for Nepal. I didn’t have too much time and the … More Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek in Himalayas
Right, so it’s been ages since I have written anything… Mostly because the social media has been making me depressed – seeing other people having a great time in the most beautiful places made me wonder why I am not there together with them. The truth is that I have been doing a lot of … More Time to Come Back?
When I am thinking about my time at Kavresthali (beautiful village just outside Kathmandu), the one thing that I always remember is the roof of the house where I stayed. You are probably thinking why it is so important, it is only the regular roof right? During my time there it became the place for … More Fireflies, Rice Planting and Nepali Dances
I know you haven’t heard from me for a while, but I really don’t like writing when I am traveling. I feel like if I’m spending time writing, I’m missing out on something else. I like writing when the trip is already over; the excitement has settled down and I can enjoy reflecting on my … More Volunteering in Nepal
In summer 2014 I promised myself to walk West Highland Way. It is a 154km (96 mile) walk in Scotland starting just outside of Glasgow in Milngavie and finishing at Fort William. I have no clue where I got this idea from, but I thought it would be a nice thing to do after my last … More West Highland Way
I’m leaving in 4 days. It sounds absolutely unreal and the trip that I have been waiting for so long is finally happening. Yes, I’m finally going to Nepal! In November 2014, I applied to do some volunteering there. I was supposed to start in summer 2015, however a lot happened between November and June and … More Last Days of Spring