Natural born colors

    We are renting an appartement for the complete month of march in Pokhara. Its situated on top of a hill, overlooking the lakeside (where the restaurants and bars sit on top of each other). The kitchen has what we need to cook and the landlord offers herbs from his garden. When we step outdoors the terrace is all ours. […]

I work like a turtle

  Our second Workaway based in Changu Narayan, a small village hidden in the hills near Bhaktapur, turns out to be another homestay. The metaphor of a turtle was the owners credo for the daily tasks. Dhruba, 51, and his wife Menukka, 49, took the house over from his parents. They were married at the early age of 15 and 13. Meanwhile they […]

Pieces of cake

  Travelling through the Kathmandu valley In Swojambhu we planned to participate in a Workaway with streetdogs and orphans. The project turns out to have a hostel-like structure with limited options to help. Instead we pay 500 rupees per night and enjoy the scenery of Kathmandus district Swojambhu. We add leisure time by walking one of the 10 dogs.     […]

Staub lass nach

Pokhara, Nepal Pokhara liegt 200 km westlich von Kathmandu am Phewa See, nördlich begrenzt vom Ausläufer des Annapurna Gebirgszuges. Die Stadt hat 313.000 Einwohnern, was man ihr auf den ersten Blick nicht anmerkt. Das Touristenangebot scharrt sich um den See und in wenigen Strassenzügen reihen sich Trekkingläden aneinander.   Bei einem Spaziergang stosse ich auf das Gesuch eines Spas nach […]