Perhaps it was the movie Jaws and that stomach-clenching music, but sharks or any large water-borne creature just gives me the willies. Just imagine, while swimming, snorkling, or scuba diving whatever., looking into the distance underwater and all of sudden watching a shark materialize in view… (hmrph….barf) The video below totally explains it for me. […]

Holi Purnima – watch out!

In two days we will experience our first Holi festival in Nepal and we are holding our breaths with “mixed” anticipation. Holi Purnima is one of the most exciting festivals of Nepal and is closely related to the water festivals of Thailand and Myanmar and takes place on the full-moon day in the month of […]