Kathmandu and around

October 2018 I found Kathmandu very fascinating. The dusty narrow streets, the constant smell of incense, the brightly colored sarees worn by women, the crowded and busy streets, fruit vendors on bikes, old and rickety but colorful rickshaws, stupas big and small, the Hindu shrines in almost every corner and people greeting you Namaste when … Continue reading Kathmandu and around

The lost city of the Incas [Machu Picchu]

July 2-4 Last Wednesday (July 1), we left Cusco and headed to the Sacred Valley. The drive to Ollantaytambo took less than 2 hours, and the views on the way was amazing. The road goes through layers of towering mountains, with some of the peaks glistening with snow. After about an hour, we started descending … Continue reading The lost city of the Incas [Machu Picchu]