16 Nov

Sunday 1st November – Last morning in Beautiful Boudhanath & Journey to Namo Buddha in The Himalayas…

It was great to see all the pictures on FB and Instagram of all of those of you who were celebrating Halloween! No such celebrations here but lots of other things to celebrate – being here in Nepal for a few more days to name but one ❤ This morning was our last day in […]

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10 Nov

Saturday 31st October – Quilts For Kids, Street Dog Care and White Gompa Monastery

The day began as is now the norm, with Meditation and Yoga followed by breakfast, then we set off on foot to visit a project set up by James called Quilts For Kids. Briefly……James was concerned about the mothers and children begging on the streets of Boudhanath. They were immigrants from India. James wondered how […]

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9 Nov

Thursday 29th October – Boudhanath

Although I don’t always say, I start each day with a meditation practice. Yoga is sometimes in the morning, other times, early evening or both. Today, we started with a silent meditation – where we can choose to go to the Meditation Room to meditate but where there is no guidance from James, our teacher. […]

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9 Nov

Friday 30th October – Boudhanath, Nagi Gompa Nunnery and Pullahari Monastery

Firstly and very importantly, I’ve walked 10 miles today! 😉  more about that in a while….. 06.00 I started my day by joining the locals, the monks & the tourists doing kora around the stupa. What does that mean, I hear you ask? Kora is a morning ritual or pilgrimage, where participants walk around the stupa several times, […]

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28 Oct

Wednesday 28th October – Visit to Patan

I may fall asleep while writing this as it’s been a wonderfully hectic day and I have to be up super early! It’s almost 11pm as I start to write – lots of photos to share with you 😀 The day was spent in Patan, a town about half an hour from the hotel. Patan, is […]

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27 Oct

Tuesday 27th October – A Pilgrimage to Swayambhu…

Today began with Meditation with James in the beautiful Pagoda Room which I showed you photos of yesterday. James has been traveling and living in South Asia for the past 18 years. In 2004, James moved to Nepal where he studied Buddhist philosophy and Himalayan languages at Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling monastery. He now works at […]

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26 Oct

Sunday 25th October – First Night in Nepal :)

So, it’s 20.49 Kathmandu time and I’m in bed. Not really tired but it does seem to have been rather a long day…and I’m trying to adjust my inner clock 🤓 The flight into KTM was spectacular as I could see the peaks of snow covered mountains above the huge fluffy clouds which were in […]

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26 Oct

Monday 26th October – First Day in Kathmandu…

Good Morning from Kathmandu! A beautiful day…. There are still a few people to arrive and we start ‘officially at four thirty this afternoon. So after breakfast, three of us went off to explore a sacred Hindu Temple located on the banks of the Bagmati River. It is a sprawling collection of temples, ashrams, images […]

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24 Oct

…and so the day arrives! Let’s go!

Now that these two little beauties have gone to stay with Frances and Mark at Church Farm Boarding Kennels, the house feels TOTALLY empty and I have no one to talk to but myself! 😂 I know they’ll be happy and well looked after though so there’s no need to worry about them……. My flight is at […]

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15 Oct

WELCOME!

Hello, Welcome and Namaste, and thank you for ‘joining’ me on this life changing journey…..Thank you, I hope you enjoy checking in occasionally. I can’t say how often I’ll be able to post photos and updates as it’s a hectic itinerary which I intend to embrace to the full! I’m not sure how reliable the wi-fi […]

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