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Katmandu, Nepal – A Photo Essay

Image of Boudhanath Stupa

The recent earthquake in Nepal has bought back memories of an unforgettable trip I did the Nepal in late 2008, I hope most, if not all, of these places are still standing. Also see my subsequent post Ama Dablam Trek,

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200 followers – thank you!!

Tracey and Marty in Istanbul

Thank you to everyone who visits our site and likes and follows our posts. We really appreciate your support – it inspires us to continue to write and publish our travel stories. Don’t forget – we welcome guest contributions (like

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Uncovering the Hippy Trail

When I was a teenager living in Darwin in the late 1970s and early 1980s, I was very aware of the stream of young travellers that made their way to Asia from Darwin, some flying and many by boat. This

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A Day in the Life of Kathmandu

Image: Garry Benson © 2014

An Exotic mix of Hindu and Buddhist Images Images: Garry Benson © 2014 Story: Garry Benson Editor: Tracey Benson   ‘There’s a one-eyed yellow idol to the north of Kathmandu, There’s a little marble cross below the town; There’s a

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Ama Dablam Trek, Nepal – A Photo Essay

Cover Image - Ama Dablam

A totally awe-inspiring trek in the Everest region of Nepal in November 2008.

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Boudhanath, Kathmandu – A Photo Essay

Cover Image, Boudhanath

Around the Buddhist stupa of Boudhanath.

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