Paragliding, Buddhism and Holi

We’ve had an exciting and mixed time since getting back from our trek. I (Christina decided against it) took advantage of the word class paragliding from Pokhara and took the leap from an over sized hill with an over sized kite. Paragliding is an awesome experience, although not utterly serene, as you have a reoccurring ...

Trekking in the Himalayas and the art of surviving 3

We’ve just successfully finished our Annapurna base camp trek within 10 days and are now resting up in Pokhara, quite frankly thankful to be alive. Based on our understanding and stubbornness we rejected offers of porters and guides for our trek and decided to do it independently, which is quite a decision when you’re both ...

Bus Roof Surfing in Nepal

We made it to Nepal! We crossed the border on Sunday (Valentines Day) and were glad to escape the mentalness of India for the relative clam of Nepal 🙂 We first visited Lumbini which is one hour from the India/Nepal border, and is the exact birthplace of Buddha, which was an awesome thing to see. ...