Monsoon Running

The peel of thunder woke me. I looked at my clock. 5 am. It was starting to get light. But outside the rain was pelting down. Damn. I had planned to do a long run, up Phulchoki summit in the southern part of the Kathmandu valley rim (route found here). But I couldn’t face doing … Continue reading Monsoon Running

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