Category Archives: Nepal

Kathmandu to Silchar



2nd November – 19th November 2015 A small party gathers outside the Elbrus Home Hotel to wave us off. The owner, Khem is joined by a couple of the other staff who have looked after us so well during our stay. Fellow British cyclists, Graham, Frances and Sarah are also keen to see the tandem … Continue reading Kathmandu to Silchar

Escape from Kathmandu / A Short Walk in the Annapurna Sanctuary



Sometimes what seems to be a small decision can have a big impact. Sitting in a roadside stall in a small Indian town called Nagina that happened to have WiFi, I was trying to arrange postage of our next parcel of parts with my brother via a WhatsApp call. All the couriers that he’d spoken … Continue reading Escape from Kathmandu / A Short Walk in the Annapurna Sanctuary

Shimla to Kathmandu



“Where are you going?” “Kathmandu!” “On this bicycle?” “Yes!” “I do not think that this is possible.” For as long as I can remember, almost universally the first question we’ve been asked by the people we encounter on this trip is “Where are you from?”. Admittedly this has varied slightly with the relentless “Atkuda, atkuda?” … Continue reading Shimla to Kathmandu