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Trek Diary – Everest Base Camp Part 2

A continuation of the trek diary from the month-long trek from Jiri to Everest Base Camp and back. If you haven’t read part 1, best start there first. In part 2 of the series I finally […]

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Trek Diary – Everest Base Camp Part 1

I trekked to Mount Everest Base Camp in Nepal this time last year, but blogged little about the experience, just providing a photo slideshow. That slideshow does tend to get quite a bit of traffic and […]

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The Kathmandu Valley Timelapse

The Kathmandu Valley in central-eastern Nepal is home to the capital and a myriad of small towns and villages which are dotted around a hilly 350 km² of Himalayan foothill. From the bustling tourist centre […]

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Nepal Instagrammed

With much of the western population exhibiting severe symptoms of ADD, my recent conversion to instagram is my latest effort to fight for the attention of a distracted audience in a world where time and […]

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The Faces of Nepal – A Photo Slideshow

You’d never guess that this small landlocked country, sandwiched between India and China could contain people so diverse. But the Nepali people are without doubt diverse, and spread across a country with a landscape as […]

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5 Tips for Photographing the Himalayas

I’ve traipsed through them for long enough in the time I spent in Nepal and for me, exploring and photographing the Himalayas has been one of the highlights of my travels. What follows are 5 […]

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The Acacia Tree

It’s 6am and a dense fog shrouds the town of Lumbini in southern Nepal. It’s a very different scene from that of a mere 12 hours ago when I was traipsing across fields in the nautical […]

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Lumbini – Just like Knock?

“It’s just like Knock!” was the response I got when I asked a fellow traveller for the lowdown on Lumbini. Knock, for those that don’t know, is a place in my home country of Ireland, where […]

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Pokhara Lakeside – Photographing Phewa Lake

For those who have been up or around the Annapurnas, the Pokhara lakeside is the ideal place to rest up for a few days after a trek. A panoramic view of the Annapurna region and the […]

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A day in the life of a Nepali Barber

I’ve become used to the frequent efforts from Nepali barbers to lure me into their premises as I walk the streets of Nepal. It’s been a while since I’ve had a hair cut, so it’s […]

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Trek Diary – Annapurna Base Camp

Here’s something a little different from the norm on this site, a trek diary detailing my journey of 7 days up to the Annapurna Sanctuary in the Nepali Himalayas and back. When I’m out and about, […]

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Annapurna Base Camp Trek – A Photo Slideshow

The Annapurna Base Camp trek is one of the easier treks in Nepal. Located at 4,100 metres, in a glacial basin known as the Annapurna Sanctuary, base camp itself sits under the near vertical south face […]

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Diwali in Bhaktapur

Bhaktapur which lies a short bus ride out from Kathmandu, and was once the capital of the Greater Malla Kingdom is one of the most interesting places to visit in the Kathmandu valley. In the well-preserved […]

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Food from the Road – Tibetan Bread

I was exhausted and in search of a bed as I came down off a seemingly endless descent in the pouring rain after a torturous day trekking through the Himalayan foothills. Approaching the village of […]

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Everest Base Camp Trek – A Photo Slideshow

60 years ago this year, Mount Everest was climbed for the first time. On their trek in to Everest base camp, the British led expedition walked from the Kathmandu valley through the foothills and on […]

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