The only thing I remember about Lijiang
… is the stomach pain I got from eating the entire time.
I forgot what I ate, but is must have been a) quite tasty and b) rather solid.
Thankfully, Kevin says Lijiang is some sort of a tourist trap unless you get up at 4am which I never would, so I might have missed nothing.
Boris, Lijiang, April 2012
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The girl and the truck driver
“Never will I forget the sight of her pink toenails,” a Nepalese doctor wrote in a newspaper article, “and this is about what is wrong in our country …"
FYI 1: Wash Without Wasting Water.
Got sweaty? No river in sight since hours? Drank almost all of your liquid supplies? About to empty the last bottle of precious water on your head? Behold!
The Travel Towel Tutorial
To stay clean and thus healthy on adventurous travels (oh, yes, even at home), the following might come in handy some day …
A few months after my departure
… I found myself crossing some Himalaya mountains on a tiny custom build Chinese bike.
Meanwhile, Jonathan from Brussels was drowning.
The whole village had gathered. The men constructed a raft with little clay figures on top. The women brought food and decorated the family’s balcony.
Walking barefoot (through blood)
If you happen to be in Nepal on the day before New Year’s Eve, you might want to give Gorkha, the old kingdom’s capital, a try;