Tag: Nepal

April 24, 2014 Tessa Bradford 51 comments

Why I Travel Someone recently asked me why I love to travel, and I didn’t have an immediate answer for them. It wasn’t something I’d seriously thought about before. My initial reply was simply, “Well, why wouldn’t I? It’s awesome!” But that’s not a very good answer. And so I’ve thought about it. It came…

June 11, 2013 Tessa Bradford No comments exist

Important Life Lessons from Nepal Important life lessons learned in Nepal: Riding an elephant feels like riding in an enormous rocking chair. In the jungle. Bundle up when you’re going cross-country on a motorcycle. Even if it’s a warm day, as soon as the wind starts whipping you as you cruise down the road, it…

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…