Tag Archive: street scene

Street art of Nepal

I love to explore cities that are rife with graffiti. Unfortunately, the word graffiti has negative connotations so people are quick to call it vandalism. I won’t deny that there are many many… Continue reading

Venturing outside Thamel

I know, I know. It’s easy to fall into the tourist trap that is Thamel. Those apple danishes and pizzas are delicious, after all, and having wifi at the hotel is sooo nice.… Continue reading

Kids of Katman

Aw, who doesn’t love kids? Especially when they aren’t your own, and you can just hand them back to their parents once they start whining. Here are some cuties! Near Thamel Met these… Continue reading

Pics of Prithvi Highway

The Privthi Highway is a 108-mile (174km) stretch of road that connects Kathmandu and Pokhara. Though its far from being the most scenic road in Nepal, on good days, the Annapurna massif and… Continue reading

Tansen

Upon a friend’s recommendation we decided to check out Tansen, a Newari town in the hills a few hours south of Pokhara. It turned out to be a relatively big town, with old… Continue reading

Nepal Motorcycle Diaries: Bandipur and Gorkha

With some days to kill before starting our Langtang trek, we reserved a motorcycle and scoured the map for a worthy destination. Settled on Bandipur, a hill town three hours away, and set… Continue reading

Jaipur

As the capital city of Rajasthan, we agreed the city merited a visit. I must admit I was mildly disappointed by its nickname, Pink City. Even the central train station, Jaipur Junction, was… Continue reading

Mumbai, again

A full circle, in xx days. this time, we didn’t go anywhere near the Colaba district, nor did we attempt the Dharavi slums again… but I saw another side of life in Mumbai,… Continue reading

Artsy Kochi

Kochi-Muziris Biennale, an international exhibition of contemporary art, is the first ever held in India. We didn’t bother paying for the tickets but managed to get into a few exhibits for free… Some… Continue reading