The Treasures of Patan

On our last full day in Kathmandu, we admired the art and architecture in Patan, an ancient city that is now a suburb of Kathmandu. The Patan Museum, housed in a former palace, was a beautiful oasis filled with statues that illustrated the fine metal working skills of the area. A great spot to experience…

Alone in Kathmandu

Alas, the new friends that we met on our amazing journey through India and Nepal left Kathmandu one by one during the day. Fond farewells, best wishes and hope to see you agains swirled warmly around the lobby of our hotel. On our own! What now as we are used to the cocoon of our…

The Pink City of Jaipur

The cool morning air of the Rajasthan hills was refreshing as we ate our breakfast of fresh coriander omelettes and fragrant masala chai in an elegant dining room complete with fine china and white tablecloths. Such a contrast to the teeming streets outside our courtyard. The day exploring Jaipur was filled with so many different…