Kath-man-du!

Coming to Kathmandu from Delhi was definitely the perfect training. We both commented on how starting in India would definitely be challenging, but would likely make most other places we visited seem straight forward and relaxed. So far, that has definitely held true. While definitely similar to India in many ways, we’ve found Kathmandu to …

Internet Problems

Hi everyone! We are currently in Kathmandu, Nepal getting ready to leave for our trek to Everest Base Camp tomorrow morning. We have been having internet problems the last day or so and haven’t been able to upload any photos or posts. We are all good and looking forward to the trek but not sure …

The Wagah Border Ceremony

Until 1999, the Wagah-Attari border crossing was the only road entry point between India and Pakistan, a border that is over 3300 kilometres long. That is very roughly like having only one border crossing to the USA between Vancouver BC and Thunder Bay ON. Naturally then, this border has a special place in history for …

Punjab!

Our next stop in India was the Punjab region and the city of Amritsar. My dad’s family originally comes from Punjab and I was very curious to see what life was like there. Without getting into too much history or claiming to be an expert on this topic, I’ll give some context as to why …

Backtracking to Jaipur

We headed out of Udaipur on the day train. It was seven hours long so we decided to try the e-catering service I mentioned a few posts back. It connects you with local restaurants willing to deliver food to your seat while you are stopped in a station. Most of the options are Indian restaurants …