Category: Places

Temples, Singing Bowls and Maybe a Massage

I booked a nice room through Air BnB in the nearby city of Patan, one of the three royal cities

Goin' to Kathmandu

I will try to sum up my first few days in Kathmandu with three short slide shows.  The first one shows

Zipping through Pokhara

Pokhara is a small city with gorgeous views of the Annapurna Range of the Himalayas.  At 900 meters, it serves

Safari in Nepal

We were up early for a 6:00 a.m. departure on our Chitwan National Park safari.  Chitwan is famous for the

Sapana Lodge

We were all sad to leave our comfortable hotel in Butwal, the first stop in Nepal after a 13-hour journey.


We traveled from Agra (home of the Taj Mahal) to the village of Orchha by train.  Indian Railways, I learned,

The Pink City and The Amber Fort

Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan state,  was our second city on the tour.  Here’s a quick introduction to the Pink

The Taj Mahal

I’m jumping ahead a few days to share some photos of the Taj Mahal.  We visited just two days ago

Feeling Like A Star

Feeling Like a Star Note:  Our tour guide, Manu, has solved my problem uploading images!  Still have intermittent internet, but