Nepal’s Flatter Parts

Nepal isn’t all mountains you know. It has its flat bits too. I’m in the Terai region this weekend, the southern area of Nepal that is paddy field flat. According to the FAO factbook, "Nepal has three distinct topographic zones. The southern part of the country is the Terai, which has a low elevation and … Continue reading Nepal’s Flatter Parts

The Road to India

Today I ran to the Indian border. Granted, it wasn’t too far away from my hotel, less than 4 kilometers in fact. But there’s something very satisfying about reaching another country. I am staying in Nepalgunj, a small town in the west of Nepal, the gateway to entering the mountains of the mid-west. Even though … Continue reading The Road to India