Discovering Sikkim: Namchi to Yuksom

Back in Gangtok after the thrilling landscapes of North Sikkim, we made plans to explore the rest of the state. Namchi (1675m) Namchi is the capital of the southern district, much quieter than Gangtok with none of the traffic or commotion that plagues the state capital. Sherpas and other people of Nepalese ancestry make up… Continue reading Discovering Sikkim: Namchi to Yuksom


Beautiful Bangladesh: Mymensingh and Birisiri

Mymensingh and Birisiri were two massive highlights of our trip to Bangladesh. Mymensingh Mymensingh is a fairly modern, bustling city with a pretty riverfront on the banks of the Brahmaputra river; however it was the intriguing old quarter that really caught our attention. We arrived in Mymensingh after a fairly long bus ride from Bogra… Continue reading Beautiful Bangladesh: Mymensingh and Birisiri