Tag: South Asia

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 6 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…