Crossing into China

Sunset over Shenzhen

Heading back to where we left off… It was mid-June and we were wrapping up our visit to Hong Kong and heading over to mainland China. China was not really a place on my travel bucket list but Ashraf, my brother, and his partner Aneta are currently living in Shenzhen and we wanted to visit. …

Finally…Relaxing in Nepal

Overgrown shrine in the hills behind our apartment in Pokhara

After finishing our trek in Sagarmatha National Park, we had just under three weeks left in Nepal before our flight onwards to Thailand. We considered heading east to the Annapurna Region for more trekking but ultimately decided not to, mostly for financial reasons. The info from our guidebook (Lonely Planet’s Trekking in Nepal from 2016) …