Lumbini is the birthplace of Buddha and our first port of call crossing the border from India to Nepal. It was our final stop on our Buddhist pilgrimage, visiting the 4 most important sites of Buddhism in the world – in India & Nepal: Bodhgaya, Sanarth, and Kusinagar, where Buddha was born, enlightened, gave his […]
We spent several weeks at Nepal Yoga Academy where half of Planet Hero (Hester) did her Yoga Teacher Training (200 hrs) certified by the Yoga Alliance. Perched on a Himalayan hilltop, not far from Kathmandu, Nepal Yoga Academy & Retreat is the top place in Nepal to train as a yoga teacher, or escape from […]
The Annapurna Circuit is where half of Planet Hero (Roni) went trekking for almost 2 weeks. It is within the Annapurna mountain range of central Nepal. The route length varies between 160–230 km. It was a challenging but breath-taking experierce, soaking up the incredible scenery, villages, and interacting with the locals and other trekkers.
Pokhara is the largest city of Nepal, located 200 kilometres west of the capital Kathmandu. Its altitude varies from 827 metres in the south to 1,740 metres in the north. The Annapurna Range with three of the ten highest mountains in the world — Dhaulagiri, Annapurna I and Manaslu — is in close proximity. It […]