Say what? Team One Sick Dream consists of a colleague and myself and we will participate in the Coast to Coast Race in Scotland in September 2019. It's a run for charity in which we will run, bike and kayak 105 miles across the Scottish Highlands. The goal is to raise money for the Children with Cancer Foundation UK. This money will be used for research and to improve … [Read more...] about Team One Sick Dream!
Eventually, after more than two months, we are saying goodbye to Nepal. Oh Nepal, how amazing you've been. After the huge cultural shock on arrival we wouldn't have thought to have fallen in love with this country. Nepal has rooted deeply into our hearts by now. Why, that's hard to explain but I'll give it a shot. Kathmandu's charme is one that many of you will never … [Read more...] about Saying goodbye to Nepal
From Kathmandu we go on a three day trip to Chitwan National Park, in the south of Nepal, close to the border with India. Chitwan National Park is home to elephants, rhino’s and beautiful flora and fauna. In the park you can also make a nice Jeep safari or go on a canoe ride over the river, to spot them. Chitwan National Park is, sadly enough, for most tourists their once in a … [Read more...] about Chitwan National Park Nepal; watching rhinos and elephants
At Ratna Park bus station in Kathmandu we get on a bus to Dhulikhel. From there we take a taxi up the hill to Namo Buddha Monastery where we chant with monks, live on rice and beans, meet adorable children en walk past stunning stupa's, covered in Tibetan flags. On the way back we stop in Bhaktapur to see beautiful UNESCO sites like Durbar Square and Parsupinath … [Read more...] about Bhaktapur and Namo Buddha Monastery, Kathmandu valley
In Pokhara we stay in the Lakeside area in the beautiful Butterfly Resort. We hike from Sarangkot to Pokhara, see caves and waterfalls and we go paragliding! The surroundings of Pokhara are fabulous; Phewa Lake on one side, the Himalayas on the other and stunning views on the Annapurna Mountain Range and the World Peace Pagoda. After Japan, coming back to Nepal feels like … [Read more...] about Pokhara and the beautiful Annapurna mountain range