Dhal Baat For You?
Most of us won’t have a good appetite while trekking. But not the locals. They just love their dhal baat. Check Out Knapsack Books by Chan Joon Yee
Facilities in the Langtang region are not as good as those in the Everest and Annapurna region, but this toilet looks surprisingly good. But it’s winter and everything is frozen. No way to flush. No way to wash your hands. Check Out Knapsack Books by Chan Joon Yee
Malekhu is quite a remote small town on the way to Pokhara from Kathmandu. It is a most unlikely place to find good food, but this is the killer fish curry I’ve been telling everyone about. The fish is tiny like shishamo – without the eggs. Fresh from the rivers, they don’t taste like typical […]
I’m back from Nepal! A little busy with work, so detailed updates will have to wait. First and foremost, I’d like to thank my new trekking boots. Columbia Titanium. They worked really well on the snowy, icy trails. The Vibram soles gave me good grip on both snow and rock. Didn’t have much problems on […]
Just bought this pair of Columbia Titanium boots at World of Sports Takashimaya. Very friendly and helpful sales assistant from China. I tried on a pair of Hi Tech boots as well. The Columbia is much more comfortable. I’m not paid to say this. Check out the bottom. This is the kind of sole I’m […]
Kopan Monastery is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery near Boudhanath, on the outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal. It belongs to the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT), an international network of Gelugpa dharma centers, and once served as its headquarters. The monastery was established by the FPMT founders, Lamas Thubten Yeshe and Thubten Zopa […]
This is an interesting looking shell jacket from Mountain Hardware. No, I didn’t get it free and I’m not paid to say this. I bought it from World of Sports for $265. Features include: 1. Attached, roll away Ergo hood with laminated brim and quick single pull adjustment. 2. Micro-chamois lined chin guard eliminates zipper […]