Category: "India to Nepal"

29. Re-opening the black hole.

December 1st, 2010
(Written 28/10/10) Flying in Calcutta felt a bit weird. Apart from the fact that I was actually flying against my original “overland” plan, I’d never see India from the air before as last time I arrived was at midnight. As we flew lower over the ou… more »

28. I’m never going back!

November 25th, 2010
(Written 28/10/10) Those were the words I said in July 2001 when I crossed the border leaving India and entering Nepal. I had a really hard time in India and suffered a massive culture shock, not to mention food poisoning which actually hospitalised… more »

30. Tea break.

December 4th, 2010
Having visited my sponsored kid (anonymously as I don’t do emotional stuff) and charity in Calcutta I headed off to Darjeeling. Originally my “overland” plan was to make my way through India to Calcutta then Darjeeling then over the border into Nepal… more »

30a. The Darjeeling Express

December 5th, 2010
A short Journey on the Darjeeling Express mountain railway. Warning: This file is 33Mb, do not stay on this page if you have limited or expensive data. more »

31. Closing a chapter....

December 7th, 2010
Looking at the Pakistan to Nepal route I had originally planned through India I figured that this was no longer really a challenge as I could simply just jump on one train all the way to Amritsar and then take a taxi to the Pakistan border. Then I got… more »