Portuguese Way

I am loving walking the Camino on the Portuguese Way, Today was up over the hills, all went well, the whole walk has such beautiful country side. The accommodation has been great, it’s been so lovely & convenient. Tonight we go by shuttle to have a Portuguese dinner in the village. I enjoyed another great walk today to Barcelos, & [….]

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Famous Farm Nepal

Relax in Nepal

I am now on my last few days in Nepal, catching up with friends, and checking out new destinations for my clients, one in particular that I am impressed with is The Famous Farm located 4 hours drive north of Kathmandu. Now think of a farm on a terraced hillside, of an ancient fortress and citadel of terracotta tiled roofs [….]

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Welcome sight Nepal

The highs and lows trekking in Nepal

There are more moments in a trekking holiday, like any other vacation, that seem to get glossed over in the adventure afterglow. After a couple of sweaty days on the trail, one seems to wonder, for instance, if showering is all that important after all, or feeling the pain of a new gluteal muscle every couple of hours was really [….]

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Trek to Deurali

Yesterday we departed Pokhara by road to the start of the trail head for out trek to Annapurna Base Camp. Our first day to Deurali via Australian Camp was beautiful way to start the trek. Everyone was on a high as they explored the villages and interacted with the locals. I always love the opportunity of guiding people in discovering [….]

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Village living Nepal

We are now on Pokhara after spending a fabulous 3 days at my favourite place in Nepal Darje village. It is a long tuff 9 hour drive to get to the village, but once there, worth the journey. It is such a pleasure to be part of the Ghale family enjoying their simple farming lifestyle. Although the work is punishingly [….]

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Back in Kathmandu

I was so excited to greet my nephew Glenn and his beautiful daughter Zara last night at Kathmandu airport. Christine who has traveled on Lyn Taylor’s Adventure Travel Nepal trips 4 times, and visited Nepal 9 times arrived today, Nina another Nepal veteran arrives in a few days. Tomorrow we depart at 630am for our gruelling 8-12 hour overland drive to Darje village [….]

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Yoga, seafood and spice in Southern India

After an exciting 4-1/2 drive caught amongst the chaotic traffic and it’s drivers we have arrived at the Arabian Sea, and our accommodation for the next 2 nights at Somatheeram Ayurveda Spa Resort. Somatheeram is located on a hillock 9klms south of the famous Kovalam Beach with over 15 acres of greenery all round. This first Ayurveda Resort in the [….]

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