India is a huge country with many beautiful and stunning sites. I however think the biggest influence on any first time visitor would be the ‘sensory overload’ that comes with the country. It is a “train smash” of too many sounds, smells, colours, sights, people, cars, food and emotions that many people struggle with on their first visit. Fascinating, intriguing …Continue reading
Lying in the heart of the Kathmandu Valley, the capital of Nepal has remained a centre of trade, religion and politics since ancient times. Kathmandu is a treasure trove of mediaeval art, temples and religion.
Be assured that there will be big crowds of people at most of the most frequented parts of the Wall – even if you go early in the mornings or to a slightly less “mass-market’ part of the Wall a little further from the Beijing centre. If you however make a little more effort (and I’m now talking physical!) you …Continue reading