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Bishkek - Osh bazaar E-mail
Asia - Kyrgyzstan
31 July 2010

Corn and other foodstuff for sale at Osh BazaarOsh Bazaar, located in the western part of Bishkek. You can quite easily walk there from the centre (half an hour walk)...

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Bishkek E-mail
Asia - Kyrgyzstan
27 July 2010

Old Russian bus in the streets of Bishkek, 2010In order to make it to Bishkek from New Delhi, India, we had to take a flight to Tashkent, Uzbekistan, from where we travelled onwards...

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Chitwan National Park E-mail
Asia - Nepal
20 July 2010

Me getting a shower from an elephant in a river in Chitwan National Park, NepalAfter some great days in Kathmandu and visiting sites like Bhaktapur, Pashupatinath, Boudhanath stupa and....

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Kathmandu Boudhanath stupa E-mail
Asia - Nepal
18 July 2010

Nepalese children playing in the mud along the road from Kodari (Tibet border) to KathmanduAfter visiting Swayambhunath stupa, we drove on to Boudhanath Stupa, another place or pilgrimage for Buddhists. It is...

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Kathmandu - Durbar Square E-mail
Asia - Nepal
15 July 2010

Ascete in the streets of Kathmandu, NepalKathmandu: the liveliest city of all, filled with colours, smiling people, great souvenirs, hundreds of temples and broken pavements.

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The friendship highway E-mail
Asia - Nepal
13 July 2010

Nepalese children playing in the mud along the road from Kodari (Tibet border) to KathmanduThe day after we had left Mount Everest Base Camp and arrived at Dram (Zhangmu), the border with Nepal, we woke...

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Rongbuk monastery E-mail
Asia - Tibet
12 July 2010

The word Tibet, formed in Rongpu monastery's inner courtyard fence shows their national prideRongpu or Rongbuk monastery lies at the foot of the Rongbuk glacier at 5,100 meters altitude and is thus the highest...

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Shigatse - Sakya monastery E-mail
Asia - Tibet
10 July 2010

Tibetan monks congregating in Sakya monasteryOn the road from Shigatse to Tingri, Tibet, lies the Tibetan Sakya monastery (officially Pel Sakya, meaning White Earth...

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Yam Drok Lake E-mail
Asia - Tibet
09 July 2010

Sheep overlooking a valley near Yam Drok lake, TibetThe Yamdrok lake (Yamzho Yumco in Tibetan) lies around 90 kilometres west of Gyantse and a hundred south- east ...

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Lhasa - Sera monastery E-mail
Asia - Tibet
05 July 2010

Debating monks at Sera monastery, TibetThe Sera monastery is one of the three gelug monastery universities of Tibet. The other two are Ganden and Drepung. ...

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Delhi Revisited E-mail
Asia - India
23 July 2010

Typical fruit vendor cart in the streets of Delhi, IndiaArriving from Kathmandu, capital of Nepal, we got to New Delhi, capital of India, only to find ourselves in the middle of...

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Bhaktapur E-mail
Asia - Nepal
18 July 2010

Child on the pavement of BhaktapurAt the end of our day trip we drove to Bhaktapur, an ancient Newar city in the Kathmandu Valley. The city is almost entirely...

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Kathmandu: Swayambhunath E-mail
Asia - Nepal
18 July 2010

Nepalese children playing in the mud along the road from Kodari (Tibet border) to KathmanduFrom Kathmandu we made a day trip by taxi to several locations outside Kathmandu. One of them was the Swayambhunath...

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Kathmandu - Thamel E-mail
Asia - Nepal
15 July 2010

Having lunch at OR2k in Thamel, Kathmandu, NepalThe touristic heart of Nepal's capital, Kathmandu, is Thamel. Though loaded with (great!) souvenir shops and restau...

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Green Hell to Dram (Zhangmu) E-mail
Asia - Tibet
12 July 2010

Clouded hills in the Green Hell of Tibet, near the border town of Dram (Zhangmu)On the day we had left Mount Everest Base Camp and crossed the plateau to Lakpa La pass we would be arriving at...

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Mount Everest E-mail
Asia - Tibet
11 July 2010

Fully loaded Tibetan truck at high pass heading towards Mt. Everest Base CampAfter a tiring ride from Shigatse towards the Mount Everest, we finally arrived at the Everest Base Camp (the Chinese ...

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Shigatse E-mail
Asia - Tibet
09 July 2010

Monk at Tashilunpon monastery, TibetLeaving Lhasa, we passed the Yam-Drok lake and headed for Shigatse. On the way we stopped at a local house to...

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Drak Yerpa E-mail
Asia - Tibet
08 July 2010

Temple gifts inside one of the grottoes of Drak YerpaYerpa or Drak Yerpa used to be a Tibetan Buddhist monastery 16 kilometres northeast of Lhasa in the Yerpa ...

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Lhasa - Norbulingka E-mail
Asia - Tibet
05 July 2010

Lilies at Norbulingka gardens in Lhasa, the Dalai Lamas' summer palacesThe Norbulingka is a palace and adjacent park in Lhasa and used to serve as the summer residence of the dalai ...

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East-west highway E-mail
Asia - Nepal
21 July 2010

East-west Highway along the Trishuli river, NepalOnce we had relaxed and spotted wild-life in Chitwan National Park, we made our way back to Kathmandu along the ...

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Kathmandu Pashupatinath E-mail
Asia - Nepal
18 July 2010

Nepalese children playing in the mud along the road from Kodari (Tibet border) to KathmanduApart from visiting Swayam-bhunath and Boudhanath stupa, we also made a stop at the Pashupatinath temple on our...

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Mudkhu mountainbiking E-mail
Asia - Nepal
16 July 2010

Mountainbiking outside Kathmandu near Mudkhu with Nepal's national champion 2006Along with Nepal's national champion 2006 we went mountainbiking outside Kathmandu. We started easy, but...

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Kathmandu, walking tour E-mail
Asia - Nepal
14 July 2010

Little oil lamps outside a street temple in Kathmandu, NepalArriving in Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal after coming from the dry highlands of Tibet, was a very interesting...

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Mt. Everest to Nyalam E-mail
Asia - Tibet
12 July 2010

A Tibetan boy and girl holding hands while eating ice-cream in the Himalayas near Nyalam, TibetFrom Rongbuk monastery we took the gravel road for about 2 or 3 hours back towards the Friendship Higway that connects...

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Shigatse to Everest Base Camp E-mail
Asia - Tibet
11 July 2010

Fully loaded Tibetan truck at high pass heading towards Mt. Everest Base CampFrom Shigatse we took the Friendship Highway towards Kathmandu, Nepal, but after some kilometres we turned left...

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Gyantse - Palcho monastery E-mail
Asia - Tibet
09 July 2010

Piece of cloth in Palcho monastery, Gyantse, TibetPalcho, also named Pelkor Chode or Shekar Gyantse, is the most important Tibetan buddhist monastery in Gyantse...

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Namtso lake E-mail
Asia - Tibet
06 July 2010

Tibetan brother and sister at Nam Tso lake, TibetAfter a long drive from Lhasa, since 2005 comfortably over asphalt, and passing the 5,186 meters high Laken pass we  ...

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Lhasa - Drepung monastery E-mail
Asia - Tibet
05 July 2010

Tibetan prayer wheels turningThe Drepung monastery is one of the three 'gelug' monastery univer- sity of Tibet. The two others are Ganden and Sera...

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