Tag: elephants

April 3, 2014 Tessa Bradford 7 comments

The City of Elephants and Waterfalls 2017 UPDATE: I wrote this post when I was wildly ignorant of the terrible treatment of elephants in captivity. I strongly discourage anyone traveling in South East Asia from taking part in elephant rides, baths, etc. If you want to help them, donate to an ethical sanctuary, and observe…

May 13, 2013 Tessa Bradford 1 comment

Backpacking Nepal Paragliding, Motorcycles and Elephants Karlis and I went from Kathmandu to Chitwan to Pokhara– all across Nepal on the back of a zippy blue motorcycle. We saw elephants, the birthplace of Buddha, and paraglided the Himalayas all along the way.

May 12, 2013 Tessa Bradford 8 comments

A Roadtrip Across Nepal In January, I went to Nepal. It was eye-opening. It was different from any other place I’ve been before. It was beautiful, ugly, awe-inspiring, off-putting, and more than anything else– unforgettable.  It began with a rough start. A layover on a discount Chinese airline resulted in my second flight being cancelled…