On Top of the World

Today we flew past the highest mountains on earth, including the big three: Everest, K2 and Kangchenjunga. A majestic sight, and we didn’t even need to get off our backsides to see them. Below, Mount Everest from seat 17A, Druk Air flight 401.

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Petunias and Prayer Flags

Few places in the world conjure up a more romantic image than Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. Like Mandalay, another city with poetic associations, the reality is somewhat different. A bustling, dusty, and increasingly modern city, taken at face value Kathmandu could be almost anywhere in Asia. However it’s far from without charm. The mountain […]

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