You either love it or hate it. Understandably, there are polarizing views on India. To love India you must be in the right mind frame, check your expectations, and not be afraid to get a little dirt on your hands (literally and metaphorically). Personally, India is one of my favorite countries. Between the cuisine, impressive … More India
26 hours on an Indian sleeper train later: Goa. (Okay, it took another day and a half driving from Bombay to Goa but still). This was going to be our “real vacation”- what people probably think we’ve been doing this whole time. Sitting on the beach, sipping pina coladas, taking showers in the ocean, and … More Go(a)broad
If wanting to see where the worlds of humans and the Gods collide is on your bucket list, Naragot is your place. It’s worth risking frostbite to see the sunrise over Everest and the Himalayas. It’s brutally cold, especially at the hilltop viewpoint that’s unprotected from wind chill. But if you manage to make it up … More Did We Ever-rest?
Nepal has the most beautiful mountain range in the world, and the entire country is one large national park. It’s a trekkers dream, and no surprise why thousands of people flock just to hike here. Although hiking and trekking is obviously recommended, I didn’t do any of the organized ones like Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) or Everest … More Nepal
“A 2004 350cc? She’ll barely make it up there.” Lucky we don’t take no for an answer and shiny 500cc bikes don’t have shit on LG and her 1950’s engineering. Imagine riding on a rock beach, mid-winter, at 3,700 meters altitude. Except instead of the ocean, it’s a 500 meter cliff. You’re surrounded by the … More Mustang is a Must-go
3,620+ kilometers of Indian land later… we’ve reached Nepal. Four kilometers into Nepal and the people have suddenly got the Asian eyes, are much bigger built, and the makeup definition shifts from the eyes to the lips. Ten kilometers and suddenly there’s mountains that we haven’t seen in months. (Thankfully the on-demand chai is still … More Paragliding Side Effects