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21 Oct

Day 5: Relaxing in Nagarkot, Nepal

After a comfortable night’s sleep, we woke up to a beautiful morning here in Kathmandu, Nepal. Since we were coming close to the end of our vacation, we decided to do some shopping. I wasn’t sure if I had enough cash in hand and hence we decided to first go to an ATM. Now, here […]

20 Oct

Day 4: Paragliding in Pokhara, Nepal

We woke up early to a hazy day in Pokhara, Nepal. It was a big day for us which we were really looking forward to in this trip. Today, we were to do paragliding in Pokhara with the beautiful Annapurna range as the backdrop and the Phewa lake below. However, the haze outside made me […]

19 Oct

Day 3: Enjoying the sunrise over Annapurna from Sarangkot, Nepal

It was yet another day of early wake up here in Nepal. Today, we were to go and watch the beautiful sunrise over the Annapurna mountain range from Sarangkot. By 5:30am, our driver who was to take us to to Sarangkot had come to our hotel to pick us up. We got into the car […]

18 Oct

Day 2: Traveling by bus from Kathmandu to Pokhara, Nepal

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My morning alarm and the hotel’s wake up call went off almost simultaneously at 5:30am in the morning. Today, we were to travel from Kathmandu to the city of Pokhara in Nepal. While doing my travel research, I found a couple of travel options between Kathmandu to Pokhara. The easiest option was to fly and it would cost […]

17 Oct

Day 1: Watching Mt. Everest on the flight to Kathmandu, Nepal

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“Sir, Howrah! Madam, Howrah!” I woke up to shout by the train attendant who was busy wrapping up used blankets. I pushed aside the curtain to realise that we were the only ones left on the train! We quickly packed up our stuff and got down at Howrah station. Couple of months back, we were looking […]

04 May

Day 5: From Maafushi to Male airport, Maldives

Our final day in Maafushi-today, we are to return to Male to catch the flight back home. There are two ways to get to Male from Maafushi island. One is by spending around 180$ for a speedboat ride to Male. Another is by just spending 2$ on the early morning ferry from Maafushi(Note: This ferry […]

03 May

Day 4: Enjoying the dolphin cruise and Sand bank trip in Maldives

We woke up to a bright and sunny day here in Maafushi, Maldives. Even at around 8am in the morning, the sun was so bright that I was a bit worried whether we had actually overslept. But a quick double check on the cellphone and watch confirmed that we hadn’t. So we got ready for […]

02 May

Day 3: A picnic on “Picnic Island” (Maadhoo) in Maldives

We started our wonderful day in Maafushi, Maldives with a good breakfast and were ready for our trip for the day – a day trip to the “Picnic Island” which is locally called Madhoo. Joining us in this day trip was the same couple from Singapore and couple of their hotel mates. So we started […]

01 May

Day 2: Night fishing in Maafushi, Maldives

After a good night’s sleep at the hotel, we woke up, got fresh, had our breakfast and immediately set out to again explore Male island. The hotel guy had given us the map and marked the main areas in the island for sightseeing and for souvenir hunting. We walked through the Maldives port area, local […]

30 Apr

Day 1: Flying in to Male, Maldives

An alarm going off early morning on a weekday is never a pleasant thing. But today, is not any other weekday. Today, we are to travel to a new country. The country of Maldives! Going to Maldives was always on the back of my mind and I used to constantly monitor the airfares in the […]

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