The Wild Wet West

Driving over the Haast Pass we arrived at the West Coast. For several days we had to cope with very heavy rain, up to 20mm/h. The strong wind, the pouring rain and the dark clouds emphasized the roughness and in many parts the wilderness of this area. Though when the sun came through for some […]

An unforgettable beauty

The Nepali city life is definitely something to get used to when you arrive from the quietness of the mountains. Already in Pokhara we were astonished about the number of vehicles on the road, people walking, sitting, standing in every corner and shop after shop after shop, but it seemed to be double the chaos […]

Dangerous but incredibly important

When you google “The World’s 20 Most Dangerous Roads”, the roads of Nepal especially in the Himalaya region usually feature quite high on the list. However, what this doesn’t tell you is how incredibly important these rough, muddy, rocky and steep roads are for the local people, and tourists as well. During our trip in […]